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Northwest Pacific Bottom longline fishery - high seas
Fishery  Fact Sheet
Worldwide review of bottom fisheries in the high seas 2009
Northwest Pacific Bottom longline fishery - high seas
Fact Sheet Citation  
Bottom longline fishery - high seas
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Location of Northwest Pacific Bottom longline fishery - high seas
 

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

Fishing Activity
Fishing Gear: Longlines (not specified)
Fishery Area: Pacific, Northwest


Harvested Resource
Target Species: Sharks, rays, skates, etc. nei; Rosefishes nei; Skilfish
Associated Species: Pacific grenadier

Means of Production
Vessel Type: Longliners

Fishing Activity
 
Fishery Area
Depth zone: Slope (200 m - 1000 m); Abyssal ( >1000m).   Sea floor physiography: Seamounts.  

Geo References
Vessel Type
Longliners
Flag State
Korea, Republic of
New Zealand
Russian Federation
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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