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Angola Artisanal fisheries - Angolan waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
CECAF Fisheries Reports 2011
Angola Artisanal fisheries - Angolan waters
Fact Sheet Citation  
Pesca artesanal
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Location of Angola Artisanal fisheries - Angolan waters
 

Geographic reference:  Angola
Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2011
Approach: Production System

Means of Production
Type of production system: Artisanal; Semi-industrial; Subsistence

Vessel Type:   Handliners  
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Fishing Activity
Fishery Area: Angolan waters; Angola; Cape Palmeirinhas; Cape Salinas; Cunene

Means of Production
Type of production system: Artisanal; Semi-industrial; Subsistence   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Unspecified.   Depth zone: Coastal - Close shore, littoral (0 m - 20 m); Coastal - Shallow waters, inshore (0 m - 50 m); Shelf - Uppershelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Estuarine; Littoral; Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic; Pelagic.  

Geo References for: Angolan waters
Resources Exploited
Sompat grunt - Angola, Angolan dentex - Angola, Bobo croaker - Angola, Bogue - Angola, Canary drum - Angola, Cape horse mackerel - Angola, Cassava croaker - Angola, Coastal groupers - Angola, Cunene horse mackerel - Angola, Dentex - Angola, Flat Sardinella - Angola, Geelbek croaker - Angola, Large-eye dentex - Angola, Largehead hairtail - Angola, Lesser African threadfin - Angola, Longneck croaker - Angola, Meagre - Angola, Round sardinella - Angola, Sardine - Angola, Smoothmouth sea catfish - Angola, White grouper - Angola, Yellowbelly rock cod - Angola
Target Species
Vessel Type
Handliners
Multipurpose vessels nei
Gillnetters
Lift netters
Flag State
Angola

Catrongas, small multi-purpose vessels for artisanal fishing, beach launches including canoes.


Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Salt or Ice.
Crew
up to 10 crew.
Fleet segment
Artisanal: Purpose built commercial vessels > 20 m, Commercial vessels >14 m, wet fish rarely with ice, Commercial vessels up to 20 m with ice, non-commercial wet fish only personal consumption.
Ports
Cabinda, Luanda, Porto-Amboim, Mocamedes, Lobito, Alexandre, Baia-Farta and beaches and estuaries around entire coast.
Trip Duration
1 to 7 days.
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).  
Management Regime
Management Methods

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

  • Gear-related measures
    Gear type, Gear dimension, Mesh size, Hook size
  • Vessel-related measures
     Access Control: Vessel type and Vessel Size
  • Fishing activity-related measures
    Access by nationality, Licenses, Vessel number, Gear number,TAC, No fishing closer than 4 nautical miles
Bibliography
 
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Smiths' Sea Fishes, M.M. Smith and P.C. Heemstra, 2003 (revision), ISBN 1 86872 890 0, Struik Publishers, Cape Town.
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BCLME - Ecosystem approach for fisheries management in the BCLME - Report of the first regional workshop, Windhoek: 21-24 September 2004, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (ed. K. Cochrane), 2004, BCLME/LMR/EAF/03/01, Food and Agricultural Oranisation of the United Nations, Rome (in conjunction with BCLME).
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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