Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2005
Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crevette blanche (Penaeidae) dans le Golfe de Guinee
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Species List:
ident Block Penaeid shrimps - Gulf of Guinea
Aq Res
Biological Stock: No         Value: National
Reference year: 2004
Aq Res State Trend

Fully exploited in Nigeria, Overexploited in Cameroon, Congo.
Habitat Bio
Bottom Type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand; Hard rocky bottom.   Depth Zone: Coastal; Shelf - Upper shelf (up to 100 m).   Horizontal Dist: Littoral.   Vertical Dist: Demersal/benthic.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Unspecified

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: National

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: No
“Report of the Workshop on the Assessment and Management of Shrimps and Crabs in Southwest Africa (Luanda, Angola, 8-12 Marc 1999).” A.M. Caramelo, M. Lamboeuf and M. Tandstad 1999 GCP/RAF/302/EEC 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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