Lobster, Caribbean Spiny – Mexico
Caribbean Spiny Lobsters grow fast, are highly fecund (very fertile), and can live up to 20 years.
In Mexico, the abundance and fishing mortality levels of Caribbean Spiny Lobster are uncertain. However, the fishery is well-managed.
Caribbean Spiny Lobster fishermen free-dive and catch the lobsters by hand. As a result, the fishing has minimal affects on other species and habitats.