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Hapuka - Southern Indian Ocean
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Stock status report 2022
Hapuka - Southern Indian Ocean
Fact Sheet Citation  
Owned bySouth Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA) – More
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FAO Names: en - Hapuka

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
Geographic extent of Hapuka - Southern Indian Ocean
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Regional
Management unit: No        Reference year: 2020
Habitat and Biology
Climatic zone: Temperate.   Depth zone: Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Oceanic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

The distribution along seamounts is uncertain
Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: High Seas Purely

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No

Southern Indian Ocean Deep water hooks and lines snappers, lutjanids and hapuka fishery - SIOFA waters
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 226.6tonnes2020
Catch 35.1tonnes2019
Catch 5.9tonnes2018
Catch 0tonnes2017
Catch 27.7tonnes2016
Catch 6.1tonnes2015
Catch 2.8tonnes2014
Catch 1.1tonnes2013

Not assessed
Management unit: No
Source of information
SIOFA Secretariat (2022). Overview of SIOFA Fisheries 2022. Southern Indian Ocean Fisheries Agreement (SIOFA), 50 pp.  Click to open
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