Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Lesser African threadfin - Liberia
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2005
Lesser African threadfin - Liberia
Fact Sheet Citation  
Petit capitaine (Galeoides decadactylus) au Liberia 6°54''-4°20''
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FAO Names: en - Lesser African threadfin, fr - Petit capitaine, es - Barbudo enano africano
Geographic extent of Lesser African threadfin - Liberia
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2004
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth zone: Coastal; Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral.   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
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
Exploitation stateOverexploited
“L‘état des ressources halieutiques marines au Cameroun” Folack, J. 1995 Quatrième session du Comittée la Commission Océanographique Intergouvernementale (COI) pour l‘Atlantique Centre Est (IOCEA-IV) 5-12 mai 1995 Las Palmas, Iles Canaries, Espagne.
“Report of the FOURTH SESSION OF CECAF SCIENTIFIC SUB-COMMITTEE ACCRA, GHANA, 24-26 OCTOBER 2005” FAO 2006 FAO fisheries technical paper 457 FAO.
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