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Keyword(s): "Panulirus argus"

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Increasing Local Production of the Caribbean Spiny Lobster (Panulirus argus): Aquaculture, Stock Enhancement or Habitat Enhancement?

Building on a pilot study supported by the Darden Restaurant Foundation in 2001, the Perry Institute for Marine Science/Caribbean Marine Research Center (PIMS/CMRC) is currently pursuing research aimed at increasing the productivity of Caribbean spin...

Evaluating Coral Reef Marine Protected Areas

Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) are growing in popularity for the conservation of biodiversity and maintenance of fisheries in coral reef ecosystems around the world. The Bahamas and Belize are leading other countries in the wider Caribbean region in ...

Coral Reef Mooring Buoys in Venezuela

Through this project, the Simón Bolívar University’s Technology and Marine Sciences Institute aimed to provide a mooring system in Los Roques and Morrocoy National Parks, both of which contain coral reefs in Venezuela’s southern Caribbean region. The...

Mooring Buoy Program for Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve, Mexico

The Banco Chinchorro Biosphere Reserve in Mexico was declared on July 19, 1996, with an area of 557 square miles (144,360 hectares). It is a false atoll located off the southern coast of the state of Quintana Roo, near the Belize border. The Reserve...

Fisheries Certification

This World Wildlife Fund (WWF) program hopes to certify six fisheries worldwide. In Mexico, we are now working to pre-evaluate three fisheries: Caribbean lobster (Panulirus argus), red lobster (Panulirus interruptus), and crab in Banco Chinchorro. Th...

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