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Venus clams - Mauritania, South of Cape Blanc
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2000
Venus clams - Mauritania, South of Cape Blanc
Fact Sheet Citation  
Praire (Circomphalus rosalina) en Mauritanie sud Cap Blanc 20°46''-15°50''
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FAO Names: en - African venus, fr - Praire africaine
Geographic extent of Venus clams - Mauritania, South of Cape Blanc
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 1999
Biological State and Trend

Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Unspecified.   Depth zone: Unspecified.   Horizontal distribution: Unspecified.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
“Rapport du Troisieme Groupe de travail CNROP Nouadhibou, Mauritanie, 20-26 novembre 1993.” FAO 1995 CECAF/ECAF SERIES 95/60 FAO.
“Rapport du 5e Groupe de travail IMROP: Evaluation des stocks et aménagement des pˆcheries de la ZEE mauritanienne.” 1899-12-30.
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