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Some problems exist with this species' status or catch methods, or information is insufficient for evaluating. Shrimp, Dock (Coonstripe) – U.S. California

Dock Shrimp is known as Coonstripe Shrimp in California. This species is found from British Columbia, Canada to Baja California, Mexico. Like other shrimps, they grow and sexually mature quickly.

Little is known about the health of the Dock Shrimp population In California.

Fishing occurs with traps/pots. This fishing method causes moderate habitat damage and has low impacts on non-target species.

Full species report here.