PDF | Some ecological aspects of the swimming crabs, Callinectes arcuatus and C. bellicosus are presented. Specimens were collected with a. ABSTRACT: The natural diet of Callinectes arcuatus Ordway in the Huizache- Caimanero lagoon system (W. Mexico) was determined and. Callinectes arcuatus is a species of swimming crab in the genus Callinectes that lives along the Pacific coast of Central America. (Source: Wikipedia. Photo: (c).

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Downloaded on 31 May Last stage 4 achievement reported within the last 12 months. The crab fishery also catches warrior swimcrab, Callinectes bellicosusand giant swimcrab, C. Detailed workplan made public. Download Source Data Registered users can download the original data file for calculating the scores after logging callinected.

A biosphere reserve is declared in the northern Gulf and restrictions on the size of crab caught and the number of traps per boat are in place. If you wish, you can Register now. No information about the stock structure of cuata swimcrab could be found. Bycatch rates in this fishery are low compared with acllinectes fisheries of the kind. Restrictions also apply in terms of fishing effort e.

Sinaloa, Sonora, and Baja California Sur are the most important areas to artisanal fishery. The assessment cited a target fishing mortality rate of 2. Several important caloinectes have been adopted including fishing effort and gear restrictions, minimum landing sizes and closed areas Archatus, a, b.

Work with the government and supply chain to ensure compliance with all fishery regulations, especially gear specification and reporting requirements. A fishery management plan FMP for crabs Calllinectes spp. It seems that the biomass of crabs have been decreasing since the late half decade of SAGARPA, but current information is not available.


A recent study on bycatch in this fishery identified a total 31 bycatch species, with the most important by number being pink-mouthed murex Phyllonotus erythrostomafollowed by hermit crabs Pagurus spp. A minimum carapace width is in force for each crab species, as is a ban on landing juveniles and landing or removing the eggs from berried females. Glossary Stay Informed Contact Us.

In terms of elasmobranchs, only two species of rays have been recorded as bycatch: Other scientific recommendations include increased research in terms of: If deemed necessary, closed seasons and areas may also be put in place to protect these species during the reproduction period SAGARPA, a.

Ficha descriptiva – Callinectes arcuatus

Several management measures are in place. A target catch per unit effort rate of 0. The three species of the crab fishery Callinectes bellicosusC. Fisheries Within FishSource, the term “fishery” is used to indicate each unique combination of a flag country with a fishing gear, operating within a particular management unit, upon a callinrctes. Bycatch is considered low.

Cuata swimcrab

Faunal bycatch in the swimming crab fishery in the Gulf of California Sonora and Sinaloa. Universal software for fishery statistical time series.

As calculated for data. Workplan made public 30 June — Workplan made public 1 December — Detailed workplan made public.

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Fishery assessment or scoping document made public. Catch levels are within advised ranges. The extent of non-compliance with regulations is not divulged by authorities. Work with scientists to better understand the stock structure of Callinectes arcuatus and develop callinectess specific stock assessments for C.


Diario Oficial, 15 July Within FishSource, atcuatus term “fishery” is used to indicate each unique combination of a flag country with a fishing gear, operating within a particular management unit, upon a resource. On average, grams of bycacth are obtained per each kilogram of crab harvested Balmori and Torre, No data available for fishing mortality.

Continued research on the impacts of the fishery on seahorses and other bycatch species callienctes also recommended. The fishery is mainly managed via the number of permits issued. To see data for management quality, please view this site on a desktop. MSC pre-assessment made public. Work with regulators to establish a comprehensive, transparent and long-term monitoring program to collect information to support the stock assessments, and quantify the bycatch and environmental impacts of the fishery.

Collect and analyse catch data to establish the scale and pattern of catches of the three species of Callinectes within the fishery.

To see data for stock status, please view this site on arcyatus desktop. Request that the government expand the fishery management plan to include all fishing grounds.

Eastern Gulf of California. Higher recruitment levels occurs from May to July. The fishery is not quota managed; no official information on compliance with licenses and regulations is made available.