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SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Loligo reynaudii

SPECIES NAME(s)

Cape Hope squid, Chokka

Cape Hope squid or Chokka squid occur in the continental shelf of South Africa, from the Great Fish Rive, on the east coast to the Orange River on the west coast. It constitutes a genetically uniform stock (Rosa et al. 2013, Van Der Vyver et al. 2016, Lipiński et al. 2016). Stock assessments are conducted (Prochazka 2014)


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • The Total Allowable Effort (TAE) advised is precautionary (Glazer and Butterworth 2016) if the advice is followed.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 8

Managers Compliance:

≥ 6

Fishers Compliance:

≥ 8