Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Rays - Tanzania
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2010
Rays - Tanzania
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FAO Names: en - Rays and skates nei, fr - Rajidés nca, es - Rayidos nep
Geographic extent of Rays - Tanzania
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2009
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

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

Empirical Assessment
Type:  Expert judgement
Catch only

Catch (2007): 2 005t
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
Abundance levelPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Exploitation stateModerately exploited
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 open
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