Fisheries Infosite

Spiny red rock lobster (CRA)
Maori name
Scientific name
Jasus edwardsii

4 items
Category Environmental impacts
Effects on other species
Shags becoming trapped in baited pots. details
Sedimentation and smothering. Muds and silts washed down into the nearshore area details
Eutrophication. High nutrient levels can cause 'blooms' of phytoplankton and algae. details
Effects on other species
Potting (Red rock lobster) occasional whale and dolphin entanglements details