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Estimates of current levels of poaching of immature versus mature lobsters for West Coast Rock Lobster and how this relates to the overall take

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posted on 20.12.2021, 13:58 by Susan HollowaySusan Holloway
The total proportion of immature lobsters in the illegal take removed by the poaching sector is 12.4% by weight and 20.2% by number. The total proportion of immature lobsters of the total take removed from the resource as a whole (poached and legal) is 3.6% by weight and 7.2% by number.

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Department of Mathematics and Applied Mathematics, University of Cape Town