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Distribution and assemblages of demersal fish in Oman

Hilal Saud Ambusaidi

Distribution and assemblages of demersal fish in Oman

by Hilal Saud Ambusaidi

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fishery resources -- Arabian Sea -- Management.,
  • Fisheries -- Arabian Sea -- Statistics.,
  • Fishes -- Geographical distribution -- Arabian Sea.

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    Statementby Hilal Saud Ambusaidi.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination116 leaves, bound. :
    Number of Pages116
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15525573M

      This study extends current knowledge of demersal fish assemblages within this marine park, and provides important data for the design of further studies on fish assemblages of sedimentary habitats. High-resolution bathymetric and backscatter maps were effective aids to the design of the study, especially at the smallest spatial scales. The best estimate of demersal fish was , t when a November figure of , t was rejected as being caused by a seasonal low availability in deeper waters. This may still represent an underestimate as acoustic assessment of semi-demersal fish ranged f to , t .

    The depth zonation of the fish assemblage was associated with the depth distribution of water masses in the area. Notably, the mid-slope community (1, m) coincided with a layer of Antarctic Intermediate Water, the upper slope community ( m) resided within the core of the Flinders Current, and the shelf community was located in a well. The assemblage composition of demersal fish were assessed from baited remote underwater stereo-video samples (n = ) collected from 16 depth and habitat combinations. Samples were collected across a depth range poorly represented in the literature from the fringing reef lagoon (1–10 m depth), down the fore reef slope to the reef base (

    searching for Demersal fish found ( total) alternate case: demersal fish. New Zealand brill ( words) exact match in snippet view article find links to article guntheri, is an edible flatfish of the family Pleuronectidae. It is a demersal fish native to shallow seas around New Zealand, at depths of . The coastal shelf of the Gulf of Oman experiences periodic upwelling events during the summer months that are driven by the southwest monsoon. It is unclear what role these events play in the spatial and temporal distribution of the region’s fish assemblage. Combining underwater video methods improves effectiveness of demersal fish.


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Distribution and assemblages of demersal fish in Oman by Hilal Saud Ambusaidi Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Sultanate of Oman has km of coastline extending from the Arabian Gulf south to the Arabian Sea. The demersal fish distributions and assemblages have not previously been well defined. In winter, variations in the oceanography of the area are minimal.

In summer, however, the Arabian Sea is strongly influenced by the southwest : Hilal Saud Ambusaidi. In recent years, Valinassab et al. () assessed the abundance of demersal fishes in the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea and total demersal fish biomass was estimated as 73, tonnes in Persian Gulf.

First study on the demersal fish community structure of the inner shelf of Suriname. • A spatial shift from a coastal to an offshore species assemblage around the 30 m isobath. Demersal fish distribution related to sediment characteristics and Xiphopenaeus kroyeri density.

The estuarine-like nearshore waters have a nursery function for demersal by: 4. In\ud summer, however, the Arabian Sea is strongly influenced by the southwest monsoon.\ud For this study the continental shelf off Oman was divided into eight regional areas and\ud research trawl data on the distribution of demersal fish assemblages was studied using two\ud forms of multivariate statistical analysis: two-way indicator species.

Demersal Fish Stocks. The demersal fish living in, on, or just above shelf soft bottoms consist of specialized flatfishes and rays and numerous generalized teleosts feeding on bottom invertebrates (the zoobenthos) and smaller fishes.

The complex communities thus formed can reach very high biomass, at shallow depth in the tropics (20–50 m) and. This study describes and maps demersal fish assemblages for the east coast of North America from Cape Hatteras, North Carolina, to Cape Chidley, Labrador, evaluates evidence for interannual shifts in assemblage distribution, and examines the relationship of the assemblages to accepted biogeographical boundaries.

An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. Full text of "Demersal Resources Of The Gulf And The Gulf Of Oman. Demersal surveys from the southwest coast of India were analyzed to determine the general pattern of distribution of demersal species assemblages in the area.

Recurrent species groups were formed by computer analysis from the data on occurrence of demersal fish at trawl stations in the tropical eastern Atlantic; these recurrent groups were then marshalled into a small number of major species assemblages, or communities in the wide sense, on the basis of intergroup relationships.

The demersal fish assemblages of the south-western Sea of Marmara and the north-eastern Aegean Sea were examined in relation to their biogeographical and environmental conditions.

Sampling was carried out during bottom trawl surveys conducted during five. Page - Deep-sea fish assemblages in the Catalan Sea (western Mediterranean) below a depth of m.

Appears in 9 books from Page - Distribution of bottom fishes in the Denmark Strait and Irminger Sea', Deep-Sea Research, 25, The distribution of non‐commercial demersal fish has been poorly known in the Barents Sea, as revealed from the discrepancies between the distribution maps shown in the two standard handbooks most often used for the area: Whitehead et al.

(, a, b) and Pethon (). In these, the distribution maps disagree strongly for seven species. In Iran, fish resources have been categorized into four main ecological groups based on their habitat including small pelagic fish, large pelagic fish, demersal fish and coral-reef associated fish (Valinassab et al.

; Kamrani et al. The waters of the Persian Gulf and Oman Sea are relatively rich in fisheries resources. Ocean. The water of the Oman Sea is unique inherently and contains unusual faunal assemblages (Carpenter et al., ). The topography of the bottom is mostly flat, featureless, dominated by soft sediments and with a few rocky areas in the Oman Sea (Valinassab et al., ).

Demersal fish. There are no strict limits on the spatial or temporal scale of a fish assemblage (Miller, ).It may be an assemblage in a single season and region (e.g., a fish assemblage of an estuarine main channel during the late rainy season) or at specific times and locations (e.g., fish assemblages among different estuaries in South America).

Deep demersal fish assemblage structure in the Porcupine Seabight (eastern North Atlantic): results of single warp trawling at lower slope to abyssal soundings.

Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 71, – Information on the relationship between batoid demersal assemblages and environmental factors is scarce.

We captured a total of batoids belonging to 16 species with bottom trawls at sampling stations in the Gulf of Tehuantepec, Mexico. The species Urotrygon rogersi, Urotrygon chilensis and Narcine vermiculatus represented % of the abundance and % of the biomass.

Five batoid. Jouffre D, Domalain G, Caveriviere A, Thiam D () Analysis of demersal fish assemblages on the Senegalese continental shelf considering fishing impact over the decade – In: Van den Berghe E, Brown M, Costello MJ, Heip C, Levitus S, Pissierssens P (eds) Proceedings of the colour of ocean data symposium, Brussels, 25–27 Nov The fish assemblage on the Faroe Bank is mainly boreal, but the occurrence of Arctic as well as Mediterranean species bears witness to the composite nature of the area.

Distribution maps of the most common species are presented. The fish species are distributed regularly across. A major episodic flood event in Octoberthe largest ever recorded in this system, provided us with an opportunity to investigate the prolonged effect of an episodic flood on the demersal fish assemblage of a freshwater-deprived estuary.

A beam trawl net was used for sampling the fish assemblages from December to November. This trawl survey was carried out during for the stock assessment of families Haemulids, Nemipterids and Ariids in the Oman Sea. Sampling was carried out at five different stratum and depths.

The highest value of CPUA of Haemulidae was estimated for Pomadasys stridens in “B” stratum ( kg nm -2), for Pomadasys kaakan at depths of m ( kg nm -2), and for Nemipteridae.Spatial distribution of demersal assemblages. In the previous study, depth was identified as an important factor affecting the structure of demersal assemblages.

This study was carried out to gain a better insight on the influence of depth on the spatial distribution of demersal assemblages.This is part of the findings of the fish resource assessment survey project conducted from February 2,to Janu on the demersal and small pelagic resources of the UAE by the.