Type of production system: Artisanal
Climatic zone: Tropical. Bottom type: Soft bottom. Depth zone: Coastal - Close shore, littoral (0 m - 20 m). Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic. Vertical distribution: Pelagic.
More specific depth range: 0-2m
Geo References for:
Gulf and Oman Sea Iranian waters
Associated Species (Bycatch)
Vessel TypeNon-fishing vessels nei
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
Throughout the year but the level of catch quantity decline during August to SeptemberEnvironmental limitations
No limitation (peak fishing season in Winter and Spring)
List of fishery Indicators
|Employment||Number of fishermen ||1755 [Estimated total crew]||Persons||2010|
|Production||Landed Volume ||4219||tonnes||2011|
A survey on small pelagic resources (sardine and anchovy) in the north of Persian Gulf and Oman Sea. Final report, Iranian Fisheries Research Organization. Salarpouri, A., 2011. 156p.
Catch and Fishery statististics. Iran Fishery Organization. Planning and Budjet Department, 2011. 60p.