South African Large Pelagic Fishery

Management
Country: 
South Africa
Program Start Date: 
2006
Region: 
Africa
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Alguhas Current
Benguela Current
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Blue shark Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays) Prionace glauca
Mako shark Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays) Isurus oxyrinchus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Quota (IQ)
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
2
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
10-14 yrs
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
No
Monitoring Requirements: 
Hail in/Hail out, Logbooks, On-board Observers, VMS
Gear Type: 
Unknown
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown