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Sardinellas - Nigeria and Cameroon
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2000
Sardinellas - Nigeria and Cameroon
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sardinelles au Nigeria, Cameroun 6°23''-2°17''
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Geographic extent of Sardinellas - Nigeria and Cameroon
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 1999
Biological State and Trend

Probably Moderately exploited.
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Unspecified.   Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
“Report of the ad hoc Working Group on the Coastal Pelagic Stocks of the Western Gulf of Guinea (Côte d'Ivoire-Ghana-Togo-Benin).” FAO 1992 CECAF/ECAF SERIES 91/56 FAO.
“Revue sur l'état d'exploitation des stocks halieutiques et l'Aménagement des pêcheries dans la zone COPACE. Réunion COPACE. Abuja/Nigéria novembre 2000.” B. Samb, A.M. Caramelo 2000.
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