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Iran Industrial bottom trawlers demersal resource fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
RECOFI Fisheries Reports 2012
Iran Industrial bottom trawlers demersal resource fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Fact Sheet Citation  
ج) صيد منابع كفزي
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Location of Iran Industrial bottom trawlers demersal resource fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
 

Geographic reference:  Iran
Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2012
Approach: Fishing Activity

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Bottom trawls
Type of production system: Industrial
Fishery Area: Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters; Gulf subarea; ; Iran (Islamic Rep. of)

Seasonality: The fishing …

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Sepiidae; Hairtails, scabbardfishes nei; Lizardfishes nei …  
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Associated Species: Groupers, seabasses nei; Snappers, jobfishes nei; Emperors(=Scavengers) nei …  
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Means of Production
Vessel Type: Trawlers
Fishery Indicators
Nominal Effort: Number of vessels
Employment: Number of fishermen
Production: Landed Volume

Table of Contents
Fishing Activity - Management - Bibliography
Fishing Activity
Type of production system: Industrial   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Soft bottom; Hard rocky bottom.   Depth zone: Shelf - Uppershelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

More specific depth range: Coastal - (8 Miles off the Coast for fishing Vessels)

Geo References for: Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Related Fisheries

Protected Species (Bycatch)
Sea turtle, Sharks
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Flag State
Iran (Islamic Rep. of)
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Sorting, Packing (Freezing, Ice)
Crew
15-30 persons (2011)
Fishing Gear
Bottom trawls
Seasonality
The fishing season usually starts on May and ends in September (about five months) and for some region throughout the year except during time and area closure
Ports
All ports in southern provinces
Trip Duration
2 - 4 weeks
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
Nominal EffortNumber of vessels 43vessels2010
EmploymentNumber of fishermen 1320 [Estimated total crew]Persons2010
ProductionLanded Volume 21203tonnes2010
Management
Management unit: No

Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Iran Fisheries Organization
Mandate: Management.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Iran (Islamic Rep. of)
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Regime
Management Methods

Conservation and management measure with focus on Temporal / Spatial measures - Binding

  • Gear-related measures
    Mesh size limitation for cod-end, no 2nd cover net shall be used, T90, Special hanging ratio in some regions
  • Vessel-related measures
    Engine Power limitation, Fishing license control, Time-Area closure
  • Fishing activity-related measures
    Limited zones
Bibliography
 
Abundance of demersal resources in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. Journal of Marine Biological Associations(JMBA). Valinassab, T., Daryanabard, R., Dehghani, R. and Pierce J.G., 2006.
Biomass estimation and stock assessment of demersal resources in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. Final report, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization. Valinassab T., 2012. 352p.
Catch and Fishery statististics. Iran Fishery Organization. Planning and Budjet Department, 2011. 60p.
Sharks resources in the Iranian waters of the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. Shark workshop in FAO/Rome. Valinassab, T., 2009.
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