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Patagonian toothfish - Southern Indian Ocean
Fact Sheet Title  Fact Sheet
Stock status report 2023
Patagonian toothfish - Southern Indian Ocean
Fact Sheet Citation  
Owned bySouth Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) – ownership
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Species List:
Species Ref: en - Patagonian toothfish, fr - Légine australe, es - Austromerluza negra, ru - Клыкач патагонский

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
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Aq Res
Biological Stock: Yes         Value: Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2021
Habitat Bio
Climatic Zone: Polar.   Depth Zone: Slope - Deepslope (500 m - 1000 m); Abyssal ( >1000m).   Horizontal Dist: Oceanic.   Vertical Dist: Demersal.  

Geo Dist
Geo Dist: Straddling between High Seas and EEZ

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Water Area Overview
Aq Res Struct
Biological Stock: Yes

Southern Indian Ocean Demersal longline Patagonian toothfish fishery - SIOFA subareas 3b, 7
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 155tonnes2021
Catch 188.1tonnes2020
Catch 242.5tonnes2019
Catch 503.7tonnes2018
Catch 157tonnes2017
Catch 1.2tonnes2016
Catch 17.3tonnes2015
Catch 13.5tonnes2014
Catch 55.7tonnes2013
Bio Assess

Not assessed
Management unit: Yes
SIOFA Secretariat (2023). Overview of SIOFA Fisheries 2023. Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA), 64 pp.  Click to open
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