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Qatar Skiffs driftnet spanish mackerel fishery - Gulf Qatari waters
Fishery  Fact Sheet
RECOFI Fisheries Reports 2012
Qatar Skiffs driftnet spanish mackerel fishery - Gulf Qatari waters
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Location of Qatar Skiffs driftnet spanish mackerel fishery - Gulf Qatari waters

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Drift gillnets
Type of production system: Artisanal
Fishery Area: Gulf Qatari waters; Qatar; Gulf subarea

Harvested Resource
Target Species: Narrow-barred Spanish mackerel

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: Pelagic.  

Geo References for: Gulf Qatari waters
Resources Exploited
Stock of narrow-banded spanish mackerel
Vessel Type
Other fishing vessels
Sbeed boat: Multigears skiff Fiberglass boat, Outboard engine, size 6-12 m
Flag State
Catch Handling and Processing Equipment
3-5 person
Fishing Gear
Drift gillnets
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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