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Overview:The main fishery in these relatively shallow waters (between 150 and 350 m in depth) is composed of bottom trawlers targeting Northeast Arctic cod. According to the Eurostat/ICES database, the main fishing nations participating in this fishery are Norway and the Russian Federation (ICES, 2007a).
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. http://www.fao.org/docrep/012/i1116e/i1116e00.htm