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Qatar Dhows gillnet emperors and seabreams fishery - Gulf Qatari waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
RECOFI Fisheries Reports 2012
Qatar Dhows gillnet emperors and seabreams fishery - Gulf Qatari waters
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Location of Qatar Dhows gillnet emperors and seabreams fishery - Gulf Qatari waters

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Gillnets and entangling nets
Type of production system: Artisanal
Fishery Area: Gulf Qatari waters; Qatar; Gulf subarea

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Emperors(=Scavengers) nei; Porgies, seabreams nei

Means of Production
Vessel Type: Other fishing vessels

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

Fishery Area
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geo References for: Gulf Qatari waters
Resources Exploited
Stocks of emperors and seabreams
Vessel Type
Other fishing vessels
Dhows: Gill net & handlines Dhow Fiberglass boat, Inboard engine, size 12-18 m
Flag State
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
3-8 person
Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Fisheries Department and Living Marine Recourses Committee
Mandate: Management.  
Area under national jurisdiction: Qatar
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
Management Regime
Management information available at: 
National Fisheries Information System (NFIS).
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