Chapter 12. Case Study 2: The Baja California, Mexico, Lobster Fishery

  1. Dr Trevor Ward3 and
  2. Prof. Bruce Phillips4
  1. Prof. Bruce Phillips4,
  2. Dr Luis Bourillón1 and
  3. Mario Ramade2

Published Online: 20 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch12

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice

How to Cite

Phillips, B., Bourillón, L. and Ramade, M. (2008) Case Study 2: The Baja California, Mexico, Lobster Fishery, in Seafood Ecolabelling: Principles and Practice (eds T. Ward and B. Phillips), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301380.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Faculty of Natural and Agricultural Sciences, University of Western Australia, 35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, WA 6009, Australia

  2. 4

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Comunidad y Biodiversidad, A.C. (COBI), Blvd. Agua Marina 297, Colonia Delicias, Guaymas, Sonora 85420, México

  2. 2

    Federación Regional de Sociedades Cooperativas de la Industria Pesquera Baja California (FEDECOOP), Calle Segunda y Soto No. 283, Ensenada, Baja California 22830, México

  3. 4

    Department of Environmental Biology, Curtin University of Technology, GPO Box U1987, Perth, WA 6845, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 19 SEP 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405162661

Online ISBN: 9781444301380

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Keywords:

  • Panulirus interruptus;
  • Federación Regional de Sociedades Cooperativas de Baja California (FEDECOOP);
  • Comunidad y Biodiversidad (COBI);
  • COBI - ecological, economic, social political and feasibility criteria;
  • management system and Federal Mexico law;
  • MSC certification and FEDECOOP demands and requests;
  • positive outcomes and improved social recognition;
  • current marketing system with good returns;
  • benefits - better image and reputation

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Management system

  • Status of the stock

  • Why MSC certification was sought

  • The MSC assessment

  • The fishery and the market for products since certification

  • Benefits to the community and the environment

  • Some reflections on the certification

  • References