Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Penaeus shrimps - Cameroon
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 2005
Penaeus shrimps - Cameroon
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crevette blanche (Penaeus spp) Au Cameroun 4°41''-2°17''
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - Penaeus shrimps nei, fr - Crevettes Penaeus nca, es - Langostinos Penaeus nep
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: No         Value: National
Reference year: 2004
Aq Res State Trend

Fully exploited in Nigeria, Overexploited in Cameroon.
Habitat Bio
Bottom Type: Soft bottom - muddy or muddy-sand; Hard rocky bottom.   Depth Zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m); 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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