The quota for this fishing season is 2,700 tons gutted weight and prohibits the landing of swish (swim bladders of fish-body that helps you stay in different depths of the sea) with the body of the croaker.
According to the technical opinion issued by the INAPESCA, after reaching the specified total quota, fishing activities may be suspended to allow the remaining biomass to recover.
As part of the research, the National Fisheries Institute conducted biological sampling campaigns and compiled a database on its capture.
Gulf weakfish is a kind of high value fish in the Biosphere Reserve Upper Gulf of California and Colorado River Delta and is used by fishermen in the Gulf of Santa Clara, Sonora and San Felipe and fisheries organizations of the Lower Colorado River.
Sustainable fishing of the species generates jobs for the benefit of communities.