Profile updated on 29 October 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Cynoscion virescens

SPECIES NAME(s)

Green weakfish, Seatrout, Corvina

This species is distributed in the western Atlantic along Central and South America from Nicaragua to southeast Brazil (Hornby et al. 2015)(Froese and Pauly 2019). Information regarding green weakfish stock structure could not be found thus a management unit within Surinamese waters is considered. It is a target in the gillnet fishery and a secondary species in the trawl finfish fishery.


ANALYSIS

Weaknesses
  • Catch time-series is not available.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

< 6

Managers Compliance:

DD

Fishers Compliance:

DD