Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Penaeus shrimps - Nigeria
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
CECAF Scientific advice 1999
Penaeus shrimps - Nigeria
Fact Sheet Citation  
Crevette blanche (Penaeus spp) au Nigeria 6°23''-4°41''
Owned byFood and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – ownership
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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: 1998
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Aq Res State TrendLow abundance
Aq Res State Trend
Aq Res State TrendOverexploited
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.
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