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Common octopus - Liberia, 1999
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2000
Common octopus - Liberia, 1999
Fact Sheet Citation  
Poulpe (Octopus vulgaris) au Liberia 6°54''-4°20''
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Common octopus, fr - Pieuvre, es - Pulpo común
Geographic extent of Common octopus - Liberia
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth zone: Coastal; Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m); Shelf edge.   Horizontal distribution: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/benthic.  

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
 Exploitation state: Fully exploited 
Bibliography
 
“Rapport du Groupe de travail ad hoc sur les Céphalopodes” Lamboeuf, M. (ed) 1997 COPACE/PACE SERIES 97/63 FAO.
“Revue sur l‘état d‘exploitation des stocks halieutiques et l‘Aménagement des pˆcheries dans la zone COPACE. Réunion COPACE. Abuja/Nigéria novembre 2000.” B. Samb, A.M. Caramelo 2000.
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