Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

West African goatfish - Senegal
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2005
West African goatfish - Senegal
Fact Sheet Citation  
Rouget (Pseudupeneus prayensis) Senegal 15°50-12°18''
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FAO Names: en - West African goatfish, fr - Rouget du Sénégal, es - Salmonete barbudo, ru - Султанка западноафриканская
Geographic extent of West African goatfish - Senegal
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2004
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelIntermediate abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Exploitation stateFully exploited

Fully exploited in Senegal and Gambia.
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Hard rocky bottom; Soft bottom muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
“Bibliographic reference not specified” Toresen R. and al 2002 FAO.
“Etat des stocks dans la ZEE du Sénégal. Document CRODT” CRODT 1899-12-30.
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