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Sharks - Seychelles offshore
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2010
Sharks - Seychelles offshore
Fact Sheet Citation  
Requins
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Sharks, rays, skates, etc. nei, fr - Requins, raies, etc. nca, es - Tiburones, rayas, etc. nep, ru - Пластиножаберные (акулы, скаты)
Geographic extent of Sharks - Seychelles offshore
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Local
Reference year: 2009
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Straddling between High Seas and EEZ

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Local

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Assessment
Level of uncertainty: High

Empirical Assessment
Type:  Expert judgement
Catch trends

Catches (2008): 202t, Catches (2009): 30.6t, % change from preceding year: - 85 %
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
FIRMS
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
FAO
Exploitation stateOverexploited
Source of information
 
Report of the FOURTH SESSION OF THE SOUTH WEST INDIAN OCEAN FISHERIES COMMISSION. Mombasa, Kenya, 23–25 September 2009. Rapport de la QUATRIÈME SESSION DE LA COMMISSION DES PÊCHES POUR LE SUD-OUEST DE L’OCÉAN INDIEN. Mombasa, Kenya, 23-25 septembre 2009.  Click to openhttp://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1396b/i1396b00.pdf
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