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Southwest Atlantic Bottom trawl argentine hake and argentine shortfin squid fishery - high seas
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas 2009
Southwest Atlantic Bottom trawl argentine hake and argentine shortfin squid fishery - high seas
Fact Sheet Citation  
Bottom trawl fisheries for argentine hake and argentine shortfin squid - high seas
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Overview: The main high seas bottom fisheries in the South West Atlantic region currently occur on the Patagonian Shelf and upper slope areas beyond 200 nautical miles from the baseline from which the breath of the territorial sea is measured south of 40°S latitude and north of the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) (FAO Statistical Area 41.3).

Location of Southwest Atlantic Bottom trawl argentine hake and argentine shortfin squid fishery - high seas
 

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Bottom trawls
Fishery Area: Atlantic, Southwest / 41.3


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Argentine hake; Argentine shortfin squid
Associated Species: Southern blue whiting; Patagonian grenadier; Patagonian toothfish …  
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Means of Production
Vessel Type: Trawlers
Fishery Indicators
Nominal Effort: Number of vessels
Production: Catch

Fishing Activity
 
Fishery Area
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope - Upperslope (200 m - 500 m).  

Geo References
Associated Species (Bycatch)
Vessel Type
Trawlers
Flag State
Spain
Estonia
Korea, Republic of
Uruguay
Fishing Gear
Bottom trawls
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
Nominal EffortNumber of vessels 44 (1 EST; 16 KOR; 27 ESP)vessels2006
List of fishery Indicators
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 144346tonnes2006
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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