Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Cuttlefish - Ghana and Benin
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2005
Cuttlefish - Ghana and Benin
Fact Sheet Citation  
Seiche (Sepia spp) au Ghana et Benin 5°07''-6°05'' et 6°16°-6°23''
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - Cuttlefish, bobtail squids nei, fr - Seiches, sépioles nca, es - Sepias,choquitos,globitos nep, ru - Каракатицы, сепиолиды
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: No         Value: Regional
Reference year: 2004
Aq Res State Trend

Overexploited in Ghana.
Habitat Bio
Bottom Type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand.   Depth Zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m); Shelf edge.   Horizontal Dist: Neritic; Oceanic.   Vertical Dist: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Shared between nations

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: No
“Report of the working group on the demersal fishery resources in the western gulf of Guinea and Sherbro statistical divisions.” 1992 CECAF/ECAF SERIES 91/55 FAO.
“Report of the FOURTH SESSION OF CECAF SCIENTIFIC SUB-COMMITTEE ACCRA, GHANA, 24-26 OCTOBER 2005” FAO 2006 FAO fisheries technical paper 457 FAO.
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