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Northeast Atlantic Bottom trawl orange roughy and black scabbardfish fishery - Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas 2009
Northeast Atlantic Bottom trawl orange roughy and black scabbardfish fishery - Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Bottom trawl fishery targeting orange roughy and black scabbardfish - Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)
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Overview: This fishery is conducted on the seamounts of the MAR. In recent years, the fishery has been sporadic.

Location of Northeast Atlantic Bottom trawl orange roughy and black scabbardfish fishery - Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR)
 

Geographic reference:  Northeast Atlantic
Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2006
Approach: Fishing Activity

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Bottom trawls
Fishery Area: North of Azores …; Azores Grounds …


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Orange roughy; Black scabbardfish; Roundnose grenadier …  
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Means of Production
Vessel Type: Trawlers
Fishery Indicators
Nominal Effort: Number of vessels
Production: Catch

Fishing Activity
 
Fishery Area

Geo References
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Flag State
Faroe Islands
Ireland
Fishing Gear
Bottom trawls
Trip Duration
65 (2003), 120 (2004)
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
Nominal EffortNumber of vessels 2 (IRL)vessels2003
Number of vessels 2 (1 FRO; 1 IRL)vessels2004
Number of vessels 1 (FRO)vessels2006
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 143 (IRL)tonnes2003
Catch 716 (682 FRO; 34 IRL)tonnes2004
Catch 476 (FRO)tonnes2005
Catch 109 (FRO)tonnes2006
Management
 
Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): North-East Atlantic Fisheries Commission (NEAFC)
Area of Competence: NEAFC Convention Area
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Source of Information
 
Bensch, A.; Gianni, M.; Gréboval, D.; Sanders, J.S.; Hjort, A. - Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas. FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Technical Paper. No. 522, Rev.1. Rome, FAO. 2009. 145p.  Click to openhttp://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1116e/i1116e00.htm
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