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    Stock assessment of mackerel icefish (Champsocephalus gunnari) in the vicinity of Kerguelen Islands (Division 58.5.1) after the 2013 POKER Biomass survey

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    Document Number:
    R. Sinegre and G. Duhamel (France)
    Submitted By:
    Mr Doug Cooper (CCAMLR Secretariat)

    In 2013, POKER Biomass survey was undertaken at Kerguelen Islands (Division 58.5.1) to collect information of all the fish species including the mackerel icefish, Champsocephalus gunnari. Data from this random stratified trawl survey, added to the previous results of 2006 and 2010, was used for a short term assessment of C. gunnari on Kerguelen EEZ. The standard CCAMLR methods were used to provide potential yields, a catch limit of 840 t is recommended for 2014 and 580 t for 2015.