Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

West African goatfish - Senegal
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2005
West African goatfish - Senegal
Fact Sheet Citation  
Rouget (Pseudupeneus prayensis) Senegal 15°50-12°18''
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – ownership
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - West African goatfish, fr - Rouget du Sénégal, es - Salmonete barbudo, ru - Султанка западноафриканская
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: Yes         Value: Regional
Reference year: 2004
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Aq Res State TrendIntermediate abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendFully exploited

Fully exploited in Senegal and Gambia.
Habitat Bio
Bottom Type: Hard rocky bottom; Soft bottom muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth Zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal Dist: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical Dist: Demersal.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: Yes
“Bibliographic reference not specified” Toresen R. and al 2002 FAO.
“Etat des stocks dans la ZEE du Sénégal. Document CRODT” CRODT 1899-12-30.
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