Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Sea cucumber - Tanzania
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Status of stocks and resources 2010
Sea cucumber - Tanzania
Fact Sheet Citation  
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FAO Names: en - Sea cucumbers nei, fr - Bèches-de-mer nca, es - Cohombros de mar nep, ru - Голотурии (=морские огурцы)
Geographic extent of Sea cucumber - Tanzania
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: National
Reference year: 2009
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Tropical.   Depth zone: Coastal - Shallow waters, inshore (0 m - 50 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: National

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

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

Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
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 open
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