40th CIESM CONGRESS, Marsilya, France, 28 October - 01 November 2013, pp.796
The present study aims at giving the first results of the catch composition in bottom trawl fishery in the Western Black Sea.
Samples were caught by commercial trawl from the depth interval 30-100 m, in the period of October 2010 – April 2011. The most
abundant commercial species in terms of number and weight were
Mullus barbatus and Merlangius merlangus. Total catch
rate varied between 6.5 and 862.7 kg/h.