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Southern Ocean Antarctic toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6)
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Fishery report 2015
Southern Ocean Antarctic toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Exploratory fishery for Dissostichus mawsoni in Subarea 48.6
Owned byCommission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) – more>>

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

Geographic reference:  Southern Ocean
Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2015
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: Antarctic toothfish
Associated Species: Patagonian toothfish; Grenadiers, rattails nei; Rays and skates nei
Fishery Area: Subarea 48.6; Atlantic Antarctic / 48.6; CCAMLR area of competence

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: Subarea 48.6
Vessel Type
Longliners
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Factory
Crew
20-40
Fishing Gear
Set longlines
Seasonality
All year (CCAMLR season is from 1st of December to 30th of November).

Environmental limitations

Refer to CCAMLR Conservation Measures
Trip Duration
40-120 days
Post Harvest
 
Fish Utilisation
Frozen, meal
Management
Management unit: Yes

Legal definition
Conservation Measure 41-04 and related measures
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.
Status and Trends
 
Exploratory fishery
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