‘Spiny lobsters (Palinuridae) are amongst many marine species with great commercial importance for small-scale fishers. In Seychelles, the spiny lobster fishery has traditionally been managed as a seasonal closure and limited access (license-limited) fishery. The Seychelles Fishing Authority is the entity responsible for the management of the spiny lobster fishery with the aim of ensuring sustainable exploitation of the coastal stocks. After the publication of the Lobster Fishery Report for the 2020/2021 fishing season, the research section has designed a two (2) page summary flyer to disseminate information to the general public and the results are as follows:
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