Caribbean Fishery Management Council
Conserving, Restoring and Managing of Fishery Resources in the US Caribbean

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CFMC FISHERY MANAGEMENT PLANS

Queen Conch, Strombus gigas (Lobatus gigas)

QC    2 Strombus gigas Queen conch 2 divernet sml  

 queen conch, Strombus gigas, 1 photo CFMC ©, 2 photo Diver.net ©

 

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Information on queen conch from Office of Protected Resources

Queen Conch Fishery Management Plan - pdf (June 1996)

December 13, 1996 Regulation - pdf

ACLs -  Annual Catch Limits Amendment 2 of 2010, Comprehensive Annual Catch Limit Amendment of 2011

 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 110 / Friday, June 7, 2013 / Proposed Rules - NMFS proposes regulations to implement Regulatory Amendment 2 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) (Regulatory Amendment 2), as prepared by the Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council),  Regulatory Amendment 2Fishery BulletinFishery Bulletin Spanish

 Federal Register /Vol. 78, No. 177 /Thursday, September 12, 2013 /Rules and Regulations Final rule to implement Regulatory Amendment 2 to the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for the Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI)(Regulatory Amendment 2), as prepared by the Caribbean Fishery Management Council (Council).

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Queen Conch Strombus gigas (lobatus gigas) FMP

Fishery Management Plan, Regulatory Impact Review, and Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Queen Conch Resources of Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands, June 1996

Strombus gigas Queen conch   

queen conch, Strombus gigas, photo: Diver.net ©

  • Queen Conch FMP cover page
  • Table of Contents
  • Acronyms
  • Fishery Management Plan document
  • References
  • Table 1 Species in the Fishery Management Unit
  • Table 2 Conch Landings for Puerto Rico
  • Table 3 Conch Landings for the USVI
  • Table 4 Conch Landings by Month for Puerto Rico between 1983-1992
  • Table 5 Catch Effort
  • Table 6 Results of Production Model Analyses of Puerto Rico's West Coast Conch Fishery
  • Figure 1  Queen Conch Distribution
  • Figure 2 Predictions of Yield Versus Effort for the Puerto Rico West Coast Conch Fishery From Four Different Stock Production Models
  • Figure 3  Estimated Commercial Landings of Queen Conch in Puerto Rico by Coast
  • Figure 4 F (Fishing Mortality) vs. SPR (Spawning Potential Ratio)
  • Figure 5 Measuring tool used in the USVI for Queen Conch, Whelk and Spiny Lobster
  • Appendix I Socioeconomic Impact Assessment
  • Appendix II Regulatory Impact Review
  • Appendix III Final Environmental Impact Statement
  • For Written Comments, Table 7 and Table 8, please request hard copy at CFMC headquarters.

 


 

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queen conch, stombus gigas, harvest size limit

  

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