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Sea Cucumber

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Eco-Certification:

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) - Western Australian Sea Cucumber Fishery

Variety

Redfish

Actinopyga echinites

Method

Wild

Hand implements

Location

FAO Area 57 (Indian Ocean, Eastern)

Eco-Certification

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)
Western Australian Sea Cucumber Fishery

Market Names

Summary

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Variety

Sea Cucumber, Orange-footed

Cucumaria frondosa

Method

Wild

Dredges

Location

Canada - Quebec, Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Overall Rating

2.64 / 5

Market Names

Northern Sea Cucumber, Sea Pumpkin

Summary

Note: This is an emerging fishery in exploratory stages.


Bycatch and habitat: Impacts are likely high, but fishery managers recognize these concerns and intend to switch to gears that have less impact once the fishery is commercialized.


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