FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture Clarias gariepinus

February 5, 2020 Gintulis 0

Clarias gariepinus Burchell, 1822 [Clariidae]FAO Names: En – North African catfish, Fr – Poisson-chat nord-africain, Es – Pez-gatoBiological featuresBody elongate. Head large, depressed and bony with small eyes. Narrow and angular occipital process; gill openings wide; air-breathing labyrinthic organ arising from gill arches; first gill arch with 24 to 110 gillrakers; cleithrum pointed, narrow with…

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FAO Fisheries & Aquaculture – Deep-sea fisheries

November 19, 2019 Gintulis 0

Deep-sea fisheries take place at great depths (between 200-2000 meters), on continental slopes, oceanic seamounts, ridge systems banks. These fisheries target demersal/benthic species using a range of gears including bottom and mid-water trawls, pots and longlines.Deep-sea fisheries take place in both exclusive economic zones (EEZs) and in areas beyond national jurisdiction (ABNJ). Most of these…