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Profile updated on 21 September 2020

SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Auxis spp.

SPECIES NAME(s)

Frigate and bullet tunas, (multispecies), botellas

COMMON NAMES

botella

The stock structure of frigate tuna in the Eastern Pacific is not known, a closed unit within Ecuadorian is considered for assessment. The small pelagics fishery targets several species of the genus Auxis which are assessed together (Canales et al. 2020).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Acoustic surveys are regularly conducted, providing updated information on abundance and biomass. Stock assessments were performed in 2019 and 2020.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

≥ 6

Fishers Compliance:

DATA DEFICIENT