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Angola Longline tuna fishery - Angolan waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
CECAF Fisheries Reports 2011
Angola Longline tuna fishery - Angolan waters
Fact Sheet Citation  
Tuna palângre
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Location of Angola Longline tuna fishery - Angolan waters
 

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Drifting longlines  
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Type of production system: Industrial; Semi-industrial
Fishery Area: Angolan waters; Angola; Cape Palmeirinhas; Cape Salinas; Cunene


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Barracudas nei; Crevalle jack; Yellowfin tuna …  
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Means of Production
Vessel Type: Midwater longliners
Fishery Indicators
Production: Landing - estimated

Fishing Activity
Type of production system: Industrial; Semi-industrial   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Unspecified.   Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geo References for: Angolan waters
Resources Exploited
Yellowfin tuna - Atlantic
Bigeye tuna - Atlantic
Swordfish - South Atlantic
Barracudas - Angola, Crevalle jack - Angola
Vessel Type
Midwater longliners
Flag State
Angola
Spain
Japan
Korea, Republic of
Taiwan Province of China

Midwater longlines used for large pelagic species.


Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Freezers.
Crew
up to 40 (Angola,Spain,Japan,Korea,Taiwan) and other unknown.
Fishing Gear

Drifting longlines
Large tuna purse seiners and longliners.
Fleet segment
Industrial, Semi-industrial: Purpose built commercial vessels > 20 m, Commercial vessels >14 m, wet fish rarely with ice, Commercial vessels up to 20 m with ice.
Related Fisheries - Fishery(ies) switching activity seasonally or targeting the same stock
Angola Industrial fisheries - Angolan waters
Angola Poling large pelagic fishery - Angolan waters
Ports
Cabinda, Luanda, Porto-Amboim, Mocamedes, Lobito, Alexandre, Baia-Farta.
Trip Duration
Wetfish (ice boats) up to 7 days, Freezers up to 3 months.
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanding - estimated4000tonnes2004
Post Harvest
 
Fish Utilisation
Wetfish, frozen export, sashimi on limetd vessels.
Markets
Japan,United States of America, regional (unspecified).
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: ICCAT area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Management Regime
Management Methods

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

  • Vessel-related measures
     Access Control: Vessel type and Vessel Size
  • Fishing activity-related measures
    Access by nationality, Licenses (local and foreign vessels), Vessel number, Gear number,TAC, No fishing closer than 4 nautical miles
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