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Northwest Atlantic Trawl redfish fishery - high seas
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas 2009
Northwest Atlantic Trawl redfish fishery - high seas
Fact Sheet Citation  
Trawl fishery targeting redfish - high seas
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Overview: This fishery takes place both inside and outside the EEZ of Greenland and outside the EEZ of Canada with a total catch of some 20 000 to 30 000 tonnes over the past few years. It is unknown how much of this is taken on the high seas.

Location of Northwest Atlantic Trawl redfish fishery - high seas
 

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear:
Fishery Area: Atlantic, Northwest / 21.1.F; Atlantic, Northwest / 21.2.J; Greenland


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Beaked redfish

Means of Production
Vessel Type: Trawlers

Fishing Activity
 
Fishery Area

Geo References
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Flag State
Russian Federation
Iceland
Germany
Latvia
Lithuania
Poland
Portugal
Faroe Islands
Spain
Fishing Gear

Management
 
Jurisdictional framework
Management Body/Authority(ies): Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO)
Area of Competence: NAFO area of competence
Maritime Area: High seas.  
Management Body/Authority(ies): Ministry of Fisheries, Hunting and Agriculture 
Area under national jurisdiction: Greenland
Maritime Area: Exclusive Economic Zone Areas (EEZ).  
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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