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Yellowmouth grouper - Continental slope of French Guiana to Northeastern Venezuela
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 1992
Yellowmouth grouper - Continental slope of French Guiana to Northeastern Venezuela
Fact Sheet Citation  
Yellowmouth grouper - Continental slope of French Guiana to Northeastern Venezuela (4.18579°N, 51.61377° W - 12° N, 66° W)
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Yellowmouth grouper, fr - Badèche gueule jaune, es - Cuna amarilla
Geographic extent of Yellowmouth grouper - Continental slope of French Guiana to Northeastern Venezuela
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Regional
Reference year: 1992
 
 
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
FIRMS
Exploitation rateNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelIntermediate abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Exploitation stateFully exploited
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Hard rocky bottom; Soft bottom clean sand.   Depth zone: Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic.   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: No
Bibliography
 
“Assessment of the snapper and grouper fishery of Trinidad and Tobago” S. Heileman and D. Phillip 1992 Institute of Marine Affairs.
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