Mauritanian Small Pelagic - Purse Seine

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Overview

The fishery being assessed is the Mauritanian Sardinella Fishery targeting round sardinella (Sardinella aurita), flat sardinella (Sardinella maderensis) and obo (Ethmalosa fimbriata) in the Atlantic Ocean.

The fishery being assessed is the Mauritanian Sardinella Fishery targeting round sardinella (Sardinella aurita), flat sardinella (Sardinella maderensis) and obo (Ethmalosa fimbriata) in the Atlantic Ocean.

FIP Type 
Prospective
FIP Stage 
Stage 0: FIP Identification
Species 
Common Name 
Round Sardinella
Scientific Name 
Sardinella aurita
Additional Names 
Round Sardinella
Common Name 
Flat Sardinella
Scientific Name 
Sardinella maderensis
Additional Names 
Flat Sardinella, Madeiran Sardinella
Common Name 
Obo
Scientific Name 
Ethmalosa fimbriata
Additional Names 
Obo, Shad
Gear Type 
Purse Seine
Location
FAO Major Fishing Area
Area 34 (Atlantic, Eastern Central)
Exclusive Economic Zones
Country 
Mauritania
Flag of Vessel 
Mauritania
Regional Fisheries Management Organization
High Seas Name 
Atlantic Ocean

FIP Leads

Organization Name 
Key Traceability
Organization Type 
Consultant
Primary Contact 
Iain Pollard
Phone 
+44 7505 122728