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Antarctic toothfish - Southeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Resource report 2015
Antarctic toothfish - Southeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Dissostichus mawsoni - Subarea 48.6
Owned byCommission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) – More
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FAO Names: en - Antarctic toothfish, fr - Légine antarctique, es - Austromerluza antártica, ru - Клыкач антарктический

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
Geographic extent of Antarctic toothfish - Southeast Atlantic
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2015
Biological State and Trend

For information on current biological state and trend, please refer to the latest CCAMLR Fishery Report indicated in the bibliography.
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Polar.   Depth zone: Abyssal ( >1000m).   Horizontal distribution: Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: High Seas Purely

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Southern Ocean Toothfish fishery - Southeast Atlantic (Subarea 48.6)
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 188tonnes2015
Catch 145tonnes2014
Catch 275tonnes2013
Catch 377tonnes2012
Catch 359tonnes2011
Catch 342tonnes2010
Catch 265tonnes2009
Catch 11tonnes2008
Catch 34tonnes2007
Catch 63tonnes2006
Catch 2tonnes2005

Annual assessment and review
Assessment Model
Type:  Others
Development of integrated assessment

Ecosystem-based, precautionary approach
Management unit: Yes
Fishery Report 2015: Exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Subarea 48.6  Click to open
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