Krill Fishing Areas-FAO Designation

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South Antarctic Krill Fishing Regions

These are designated by FAO, as it does with other marine species.  For South Antarctic Krill (Euphausia superba) fishing regions these are mainly areas 48 and 58. (Graph can be seen on previous blog posting).

 

Numerical designators for areas, subareas and divisions

Area and Area/Subarea/Division

48

  • 48     Atlantic Ant. Area
  • 48.1   Peninsula Subarea
  • 48.2   South Orkney Subarea
  • 48.3   South Georgia Subarea
  • 48.4   South Sandwich Subarea
  • 48.5   Weddell Subarea
  • 48.6   Bouvet Subarea

58

  • 58       Indian Ocean Ant. Area Zone océan Indien antarctique
  • 58?       Unk. Indian Ocean Subarea
  • 58.4.1   Enderby-Wilkes Div. i
  • 58.4.2    Enderby-Wilkes Div. ii
  • 58.4.3a   Enderby-Wilkes Div. iiia
  • 58.4.3b   Enderby-Wilkes Div. iiib
  • 58.4.4a   Enderby-Wilkes Div. iva
  • 58.4.4b   Enderby-Wilkes Div. ivb
  • 58.5.1    Kerguelen Div.
  • 58.5.2    Heard-McDonald Div.
  • 58.7      Marion-Edward Subarea

88

  • 88 Pacific Ant. Area
  • 88?  Unk. Pacific Subarea
  • 88.1 Eastern Ross Sea Subarea
  • 88.2 Western Ross Sea Subarea
  • 88.3 Amundsen Sea Subarea

Div = Division
Unk = Unknown
Ant = Antarctic

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