Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Common cuttlefish - Côte d'Ivoire
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2005
Common cuttlefish - Côte d'Ivoire
Fact Sheet Citation  
Seiche (sepia officinalis) en Cote d'Ivoire 4°20-5°07''
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FAO Names: en - Common cuttlefish, fr - Seiche commune, es - Sepia común
Geographic extent of Common cuttlefish - Côte d'Ivoire
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 2004
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Unspecified.   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

Overexploited in Ghana.
“Report of the working group on the demersal fishery resources in the western gulf of Guinea and Sherbro statistical divisions.” 1992 CECAF/ECAF SERIES 91/55 FAO.
“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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