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''
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
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
FAO Categories
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.
powered by FIGIS  © FAO, 2022
Powered by FIGIS