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Main Components
Aquatic species
Target Species
Carangidae (Jacks and pompanos) Chilean jack mackerel

Gear types: Single boat midwater otter trawls
Midwater otter trawls
Midwater otter trawls
A single boat midwater otter trawl is a cone-shaped net which is towed in mid-water and kept horizontally open by otter boards.
Vessel types: Otter trawlers
These are trawlers on which the fish is preserved by freezing.

Characteristics
Species EnvironmentPelagic species found in the shore and open oceanic waters (depth range 10-300 m). Forms schools. Feeds mainly on fish larvae and small crustaceans.
 
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