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ResCA OSPESCA

Our Job

The Caribbean spiny lobster fishery provides livelihoods for 25,800 fishers in Central America, yet the management and data collection of the Caribbean spiny lobster is inconsistent across the Caribbean.

This fishery generates about

$140 MILLION USD

to fishers per year.

Key Pillars

Work with local partners

1

Adoption and implementation of a regional fisheries management plan that improves interventions and stock assessment and includes ecosystem-based adaptation strategies.

2

Standardization of data collection and data analysis for stock assessment purposes.

3

Regional traceability standards to ensure food safety, combat unreported and unregulated fishing and fill data gaps on landings and fisheries stock.

PARTNER

NEWS & PRESS RELEASES