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Northeast Atlantic Trawl spawning aggregations of the blue ling fishery - Reykjanes Ridge
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas 2009
Northeast Atlantic Trawl spawning aggregations of the blue ling fishery - Reykjanes Ridge
Fact Sheet Citation  
Trawl fishery targeting spawning aggregations of the blue ling - Reykjanes Ridge
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Overview: One of the blue ling spawning aggregations fished in the North East Atlantic is located along the southern border of the Icelandic EEZ (ICES, 2004). In recent years, there has been sporadic activity of Spanish trawlers in this fishery, with reported catch of blue ling in ICES Area XIV.

Location of Northeast Atlantic Trawl spawning aggregations of the blue ling fishery - Reykjanes Ridge
 

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Trawls
Fishery Area: Subdivision …; Southeast Greenland …


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Blue ling
Associated Species: Roundnose grenadier

Means of Production
Vessel Type: Trawlers

Fishing Activity
 
Fishery Area

Geo References
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Flag State
Spain
Fishing Gear
Trawls
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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