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Southern Ocean Toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6), 2011
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Fishery report 2011
Southern Ocean Toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6), 2011
Fact Sheet Citation  
Fishery for Toothfish in Subarea 48.6
Owned byCommission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) – more>>
Fishery life cycleThis fishery started on 2004.

Location of Southern Ocean Toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6)
 

Geographic reference:  Southern Ocean
Spatial Scale: Regional
Approach: Fishery Management Unit

Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR)
Mandate: Scientific Advice; Management;
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Area of Competence: CCAMLR area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Patagonian toothfish; Antarctic toothfish
Associated Species: Grenadiers, rattails nei; Rays and skates nei
Fishery Area: Bouvet Island; Atlantic Antarctic / 48.6; CCAMLR area of competence

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch

Harvested Resource
Type of production system: Exploratory fishery   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Polar.   Depth zone: Abyssal ( >1000m).   Horizontal distribution: Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

Geo References for: Bouvet Island
Vessel Type
Longliners
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Factory
Crew
20-40
Seasonality
All year

Environmental limitations

Refer to CCAMLR Conservation Measures
Trip Duration
40-120 days
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 392tonnes2011
Catch 392tonnes2010
Catch 282tonnes2009
Catch 24tonnes2008
Catch 112tonnes2007
Catch 163tonnes2006
Catch 51tonnes2005
Catch 7tonnes2004
Post Harvest
 
Fish Utilisation
Frozen, meal
Management
 
Jurisdictional framework
Mandate: Scientific Advice; Management; Monitoring; Control and surveillance.  
Area of Competence: CCAMLR area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Management Regime
Ecosystem-based, precautionary approach
Management Methods

Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management (EBFM) with focus on Conservation of living marine resources - Binding

Development of integrated assessment, precautionary approach
Legal definition
Conservation Measure 41-04 and related measures
Status and Trends
 
Exploratory fishery
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