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Angola Trawl demersal fish fishery - Angolan waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
CECAF Fisheries Reports 2011
Angola Trawl demersal fish fishery - Angolan waters
Fact Sheet Citation  
Arrasto demersal
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Location of Angola Trawl demersal fish fishery - Angolan waters
 

Geographic reference:  Angola
Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2011
Approach: Fishing Activity

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Single boat bottom otter trawls
Type of production system: Industrial
Fishery Area: Angolan waters; Angola; Cape Palmeirinhas; Cape Salinas; Cunene

Seasonality: October to June.

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Shallow-water Cape hake; Geelbek croaker; Meagre …  
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Associated Species: Deep-water rose shrimp; Striped red shrimp; Common cuttlefish …  
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Means of Production
Vessel Type: Stern trawlers  
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Fishery Indicators
Production: Landing - estimated

Fishing Activity
Type of production system: Industrial   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Soft bottom gravel-sandy.   Depth zone: Shelf - Uppershelf (up to 100 m); Shelf - Deepshelf (100 m - 200 m); Shelf - Edgeshelf; Slope - Upperslope (200 m - 500 m); Slope - Deepslope (500 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geo References for: Angolan waters
Resources Exploited
Croakers - Cameroon, Gabon, Congo and Angola
Grouper - Gabon, Congo and Angola
Cape hake - Angola, Benguela hake - Angola, Geelbek croaker - Angola, Meagre - Angola, Longneck croaker - Angola, Angolan dentex - Angola, Large-eye dentex - Angola, Dentex - Angola, Yellowbelly rock cod - Angola, White grouper - Angola, Canary drum - Angola, Cassava croaker - Angola, Red pandora - Angola, Bogue - Angola, Soles - Angola, Deepwater rose shrimp - Angola, Striped red shrimp - Angola, Broadtail shortfin squid - Angola, Cuttlefish and bobtailfish - Angola
Target Species
Pomadasydae
Vessel Type
Stern trawlers
Otter trawlers
Flag State
Angola

Mostly otter trawlers undefined.


Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Freezers and wetfish.
Crew
up to 60 crew on range of vessels (Un. Sov. Soc. Rep.,Angola,Spain) and other undefined.
Fishing Gear
Single boat bottom otter trawls
Bottom (stern) trawl with otter boards vessels 20-90 m length 80 mm cod end.
Fleet segment
Industrial: Purpose built commercial vessels > 20 m.
Seasonality
October to June.
Ports
Cabinda, Luanda, Porto-Amboim, Mocamedes, Lobito, Alexandre, Baia-Farta.
Trip Duration
Varies from daily to >40 days (freezers).
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanding - estimated105 000tonnes2005
Post Harvest
 
Fish Utilisation
Fresh fish, dried fish, salted and dried.
Markets
Unspecified - mostly local consumption.
Management
Management unit: No

Legal definition
Provincial (Cabinda, Zaire, Bengo, Luanda, K.Sul, Benguela, Namibe)
Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Ministry of Fisheries (Angola): National Fisheries Directorate (DNP)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Body/Authority(ies): Ministry of Fisheries (Angola): National Surveillance Directorate (DNF)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Body/Authority(ies): Artisanal Fisheries Development Institute (IPA)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Body/Authority(ies): Marine Research Institute (IIM)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Body/Authority(ies): National Institute for the Support of Fisheries Industries (INAIP)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Body/Authority(ies): Fisheries Industries and Fisheries Schools (FADEPA)
Mandate: National Fisheries management; Research; Surveillence; Administration and Funding support.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Angola
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Mandate: Scientific Advice; Management.  
Area of Competence: SEAFO area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Management Regime
Management Methods

Management and conservation methods with focus on Effort control, Catch control

  • Aquatic species-related measures
    TAC
  • Gear-related measures
    Gear type, Gear dimension, Mesh size
  • Vessel-related measures
     Access Control: Vessel type and Vessel Size
  • Fishing activity-related measures
    Closed season July to September, Input and output controlled (TAC and effort), Area restrictions (not closer than 4 nm), Access by nationality, Licenses, Vessel number, Gear number, TAC
Status and Trends
 
No indicators specified (assumed declining historically).
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Preliminary Report Cruise No.1 - Surveys of the fish resources of Angola, Norad - FAO/UNDP GLO 82/001 IMR Bergen, 1989, FAO Repository, Norad (Dr Fridjhof Nansen programme) / FAO (Rome).
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