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Antarctic toothfish - Western Ross Sea
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Resource report 2015
Antarctic toothfish - Western Ross Sea
Fact Sheet Citation  
Dissostichus mawsoni - Subarea 88.2
Owned byCommission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) – More
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FAO Names: en - Antarctic toothfish, fr - Légine antarctique, es - Austromerluza antártica, ru - Клыкач антарктический

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
Geographic extent of Antarctic toothfish - Western Ross Sea
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2015
Biological State and Trend

For information on current biological state and trend, please refer to the latest CCAMLR Fishery Report indicated in the bibliography.
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Polar.   Depth zone: Abyssal ( >1000m).   Horizontal distribution: Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: High Seas Purely

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Southern Ocean Toothfish fishery - Western Ross Sea (Subarea 88.2)
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 733tonnes2015
Catch 426tonnes2014
Catch 476tonnes2013
Catch 424tonnes2012
Catch 590tonnes2011
Catch 314tonnes2010
Catch 484tonnes2009
Catch 416tonnes2008
Catch 347tonnes2007
Catch 514tonnes2006
Catch 411tonnes2005
Catch 374tonnes2004
Catch 106tonnes2003
Catch 41tonnes2002

Biennial assessment and review
Assessment Model
Type:  Others

Ecosystem-based, precautionary approach based on fishery, observer and research data.
Management unit: Yes
Fishery Report 2015: Exploratory fishery for Dissostichus spp. in Subarea 88.2  Click to open
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