Member States

  Mauritania

Population : 3 387 886 inhabitants - PIB : 3636 (M $US)
(Source FAOSTAT, 2013) (Source World Bank, 2010)

Longueur des côtes : 720 Km - ZEE : 234 000 km²
(Source FAOSTAT, 2011)


Main ports:
- Port of Friendship Nouakchott
- Port of Nouadhibou

Fishery Products / animal protein consumed: 65.5%

Fisheries Production:
- Total Captures Industrial Fishing: 997,091 tonnes (2011 year)
- Total Captures Artisanal Fisheries: 164,885 tonnes (2011 year)

Main species:
Pelagic species: Small Pelagics, tuna fish 
Cephalopods: Octopus, cuttlefish, squid
Shellfish: Shrimp, lobster, crab
Demersal species: Bream, hake, grouper, sole, skate, mullet



Focal Point :
Mrs Azza Cheikh JIDDOU : Director of Land Resources and Oceanography