Evolution of the Sprat Fishery at the Romania


  • Gheorghe Radu
  • Aurelia Ţoţoiu
  • Mădălina Galaţchi
  • Alina-Daiana Spînu National Institute for Marine Research and Development "Grigore Antipa"




sprat, Romanian Black Sea Coast, catch, fishing effort, biomass, spawning, recruitment, fishery management


Sprat, gregarious pelagic species, represented one of the most important commercial fish in the Romanian Black Sea waters. The paper is a summary of certain elements related to the sprat fishery in the Romanian marine area, such as:  dynamics of sprat catches and its share in Romanian marine capture;  evolution of fishing effort;  sprat stock status and fishing agglomerations biomass;  environmental conditions influence on the status and distribution of fishing agglomerations;  evolution of biological parameters of the sprat;  reproduction and recruitment of sprat in the environmental conditions of Romanian Black Sea waters;  management measures in the Romanian marine area.




How to Cite

Radu, G., Ţoţoiu, A., Galaţchi, M., & Spînu, A.-D. (2016). Evolution of the Sprat Fishery at the Romania. Revista Cercetări Marine - Revue Recherches Marines - Marine Research Journal, 46(1), 128–143. https://doi.org/10.55268/CM.2016.46.128

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