Socio-economic Assessment for the Management of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster

Socio-economic Assessment for the Management of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster

Primary Country: Caribbean
Ecosystem: species
Sample Value Estimates: The evidence shows a condition of overexploitation for 13 out of 15 years of data.
Methodology: B/C ratio, profits per fisher
Region: Americas and Europe
Data source: Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute

Publication information

Ch├ívez, E. “Socio-economic Assessment for the Management of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster” Proceedings of the 60th Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute, 60, pp. 193-196., 2008

Addtional Notes

The maximum economic benefit per fisher is the most convenient management target from the viewpoint of the social benefit, because it combines the economic efficiency with the benefits addressed directly to the fishers and the sustainability of the fishery is ensured. 

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