West Coast Rock Lobster is now RED LISTED

Dear SASSI community,

WWF-SASSI has finalised the WWF-SASSI assessment for West Coast Rock Lobster for inclusion onto the WWF-SASSI list and consumer tools.

The SANCOR community and the public were provided extensive opportunity to comment on the draft assessment per the WWF-SASSI notifications to the SANCOR community and WWF-SASSI stakeholders on the 8th November 2016. WWF-SASSI has now completed the review process, incorporating public comments and an external review process for this species. The public, including interested and affected parties, are hereby notified of the final assessment outcome listed below.

Due to urgent action being required to raise public awareness of the dire state of the WCRL resource, the WWF-SASSI WCRL assessment was incorporated onto the WWF-SASSI website and the WWF-SASSI app, the physical WWF-SASSI consumer facing materials (pocket card and poster) will be updated in February 2017.

For further information, visit the WWF-SASSI website (http://wwfsassi.co.za/), and/or send us a message at [email protected]. Thank you for your support and participation in the WWF-SASSI assessment process!


:: WWF-SASSI (Southern African Sustainable Seafood Initiative)::

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