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King mackerel - Inshore and offshore areas of Trinidad and Tobago, 1997
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2004
King mackerel - Inshore and offshore areas of Trinidad and Tobago, 1997
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Species:
FAO Names: en - King mackerel, fr - Thazard barré, es - Carite lucio
Geographic extent of King mackerel - Inshore and offshore areas of Trinidad and Tobago
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Soft bottom clean sand; Soft bottom muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth zone: Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Littoral; Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Biological State and Trend
 Exploitation state: Fully exploited 
Bibliography
 
“Yield per recruit analysis of the mackerel fishery in Trinidad” M. Sturm, M. Julien-Flus and J. Maingot 1987 GCFI Vol. 38 Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute.
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