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Penaeus shrimp - Equatorial Guinea
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2005
Penaeus shrimp - Equatorial Guinea
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crevette blanche (Penaeus spp) en Guinee equatoriale 12°17"-1°02
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – More
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Penaeus shrimps nei, fr - Crevettes Penaeus nca, es - Langostinos Penaeus nep
Geographic extent of Penaeus shrimp - Equatorial Guinea
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
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/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
State & Trend Descriptors
FIRMS
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
FAO
Exploitation stateOverexploited
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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