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Reef fishes - Tanzania
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2010
Reef fishes - Tanzania
Fact Sheet Citation  
Poissons de récif
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Species:
Siganidae
Geographic extent of Reef fishes - Tanzania
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
Reference Year: 2009
 
 
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Bottom type: Coral reef.   Depth zone: Coastal - Shallow waters, inshore (0 m - 50 m).   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
Assessment
Level of uncertainty: High

Empirical Assessment
Type:  Expert judgement
Catch only and Abundance trend

Catch (2007): 7908t; Abundance is decreasing
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
FIRMS
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
No or low fishing mortality
Abundance levelIntermediate abundance
FAO
Exploitation stateFully 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 openhttp://www.fao.org/docrep/014/i1396b/i1396b00.pdf
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