Namibian Red Crab Fishery

Management
Country: 
Namibia
Program Start Date: 
1992
Region: 
Africa
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Benguela Current
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Red crab Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Chaceon maritae
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Vessel Quota (IVQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
15-29 yrs
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
No
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, On-board Observers
Gear Type: 
Unknown
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown