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Common name of species
Guyana seabob

Latin name of species

(Xiphopenaeus kroyeri)

Location of fishery

FAO Area 31 (western central Atlantic)

Gear type used in the fishery

Trawl Gear

Desha Husbands
Chair Seabob Working Group, Fisheries Department, Ministry of Agriculture, Regent & Vlissengen Roads Georgetown, Guyana.
Phone: +592 226 4398 | +592 648 9779

Reuben Charles
President Guyana Association of Private Trawler Owners and Seafood Processors; c/o Pritipaul Singh Investments Providence East Bank Demerara.
Phone: +592 623 6649

Website address:

MSC Certification Criteria
  • MSC Certification Date: August 19, 2019
Principle 1 Sustainable fish stocks Fisheries must operate in a way that allows fishing to continue indefinitely, without over exploiting the resources
Principle 2 Minimising environmental impacts Fishing operations need to be managed to maintain the structure, productivity, function and diversity of the ecosystem upon which the fishery depends, including other species and habitats.
Principle 3 Effective management All fisheries need to meet all local, national and international laws and have an effective management system in place.