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Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea, 2004
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2005
Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea, 2004
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crevette blanche (Penaeidae) dans le Golfe de Guinee
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Species:
Geographic extent of Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand; Hard rocky bottom.   Depth zone: Coastal; Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Biological State and Trend
 

Fully exploited in Nigeria, Overexploited in Cameroon, Congo.
Bibliography
 
“Report of the Workshop on the Assessment and Management of Shrimps and Crabs in Southwest Africa (Luanda, Angola, 8-12 Marc 1999).” A.M. Caramelo, M. Lamboeuf and M. Tandstad 1999 GCP/RAF/302/EEC 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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