INACTIVE Barents Sea king crab - pot/trap (Keyport LLC)

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Reason for Inactivity
  • Missed two consecutive reports

Overview

NOTE: This FIP is inactive.

A preliminary assessment of the fishery indicated it met the MSC standard in 2014. Through 2015 and 2016 it was monitored for areas needing improvement.  

FIP Description 

NOTE: This FIP is inactive.

A preliminary assessment of the fishery indicated it met the MSC standard in 2014. Through 2015 and 2016 it was monitored for areas needing improvement.  

FIP Objective(s) 

1. Monitor the Barent Sea king crab fisheries for progress toward meeting the MSC standard.

2. Support research looking into crab fishing as a control on invasive species in the Barents Sea.

FIP Type 
Basic
FIP Stage 
Stage 3: FIP Implementation
Species 
Common Name 
King Crab (Red)
Scientific Name
Paralithodes camtschaticus
Gear Type 
Pot/Trap
Location
Exclusive Economic Zones
Country 
Norway
Country 
Russian Federation (the)
Country Flag of Vessel 
Norway
Country Flag of Vessel 
Russian Federation (the)
Country Flag of Vessel 
Spain
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FIP Leads

Organization Name 
Keyport LLC
Primary Contact 
Kurt Pedersen
FIP Identification Number The FIP Identification Number is automatically generated by FisheryProgress when a FIP profile is created. While the number itself is not meaningful, they are used by NGOs, academia, and industry to refer to FIPs in a consistent way.
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