An Atlantic journey: The distribution and fishing pattern of the Madeira deep sea fishery

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An Atlantic journey: The distribution and fishing pattern of the Madeira deep sea fishery
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The deep sea fishery targeting the black and intermediate scabbardfishes (Aphanopus spp.) off the Madeira archipelago represents one of the world long standing exploitations of meso- and bathypelagic fishes. The intensive fishing of the target species caused an overall decrease of more than (51%) in their yields.