Number of page: 149
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
This document forms the report of the workshop on the small pelagic resources and the fisheries utilising them in Angola, Congo and Gabon. It includes the country reports presented by the participating countries as well as the reports of the seven working groups formed at the workshop. The groups considered: the methods and results of the hydroacoustic surveys used to estimate the biomasses of small pelagic resources in the three countries; the migration and distribution of Sardinella maderensis; development of an age-structured model of the Trachurus trecae stock; assessments of Sardinella spp. and Trachurus trecae stocks using surplus production approaches; surplus production models and the environment; estimation of the growth rate of Trachurus trecae; Ethmalosa fimbriata.