Fisheries Infosite

AEBR 134 Fishes of the Ross Sea region. A field guide to common species caught in the longline fishery.


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AEBR_134_2032_Ross-Sea-fishes-guide.pdf (7.4 MB)

A field identification guide for observers, fishers, and biologists working on toothfish longline fishing vessels in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica. Covers 30 fishes from 11 families including cartilaginous fishes (skates) and bony teleost fishes. Each species page (some are to family only) includes an annotated image with main identifying characters, and notes on colour, size, distribution, depth, similar species, biology, and references.

Document date
Tuesday, 30 September 2014
Document type
V 1.3
File format
Adobe PDF
File size
7.4 MB
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Monday, 6 October 2014

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Author: Fenaughty, J.M.; Hanchet, S.M.; Mackay, E.; Marriott, P.; McMillan, P.J.; Sui, H.; Wei, F.;
FishingMethod: Longline;
ResearchField: Identification guide;

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