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Iran Dhows wire trap, plastic cage demersal resources fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
RECOFI Fisheries Reports 2012
Iran Dhows wire trap, plastic cage demersal resources fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
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Location of Iran Dhows wire trap, plastic cage demersal resources fishery - Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
 

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

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


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Sepiidae; Haemulidae; Groupers, seabasses 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: Dhows...
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: Artisanal   

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Soft bottom; Hard rocky bottom.   Depth zone: Coastal - Shallow waters, inshore (0 m - 50 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geo References for: Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Discarded Species (Bycatch)
Catfish and Crabs
Fishing Gear
Traps (nei)
Vessel Type
Flag State
Iran (Islamic Rep. of)

Dhows


Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Ice
Crew
10-15 persons (2011)
Ports
Ports in Bushehr, Hormuzgan and Khozestan provinces
Trip Duration
1 - 2 weeks
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
Nominal EffortNumber of vessels 260vessels2010
EmploymentNumber of fishermen 2860 [Estimated total crew]Persons2010
ProductionLanded Volume 1183tonnes2010
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 Effort control - Binding

  • Gear-related measures
    Mesh size limitation, limitation for No. of Trap used
  • Vessel-related measures
    Engine Power limitation, Fishing license control, Time-Area closure
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.
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