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Capelin - Barents and Norwegian Seas
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Capelin - Barents and Norwegian Seas
Fact Sheet Citation  
Capelin (Mallotus villosus) in Subareas 1 and 2 (Northeast Arctic), excluding Division 2.a west of 5°W (Barents Sea capelin)
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FAO Names: en - Capelin, fr - Capelan, es - Capelán, zh - 毛鳞鱼, ru - Мойва

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Capelin - Barents and Norwegian Seas
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2019
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
Abundance levelBlim: BelowLow abundance
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 1591000tonnes1972
Landed Volume 1337000tonnes1973
Landed Volume 1148000tonnes1974
Landed Volume 1441000tonnes1975
Landed Volume 2587000tonnes1976
Landed Volume 2986000tonnes1977
Landed Volume 1916000tonnes1978
Landed Volume 1782000tonnes1979
Landed Volume 1648000tonnes1980
Landed Volume 1986000tonnes1981
Landed Volume 1760000tonnes1982
Landed Volume 2357000tonnes1983
Landed Volume 1477000tonnes1984
Landed Volume 868000tonnes1985
Landed Volume 123000tonnes1986
Landed Volume 0tonnes1987
Landed Volume 0tonnes1988
Landed Volume 0tonnes1989
Landed Volume 0tonnes1990
Landed Volume 933000tonnes1991
Landed Volume 1123000tonnes1992
Landed Volume 586000tonnes1993
Landed Volume 0tonnes1994
Landed Volume 0tonnes1995
Landed Volume 0tonnes1996
Landed Volume 1000tonnes1997
Landed Volume 3000tonnes1998
Landed Volume 105000tonnes1999
Landed Volume 410000tonnes2000
Landed Volume 578000tonnes2001
Landed Volume 659000tonnes2002
Landed Volume 282000tonnes2003
Landed Volume 0tonnes2004
Landed Volume 1000tonnes2005
Landed Volume 0tonnes2006
Landed Volume 4000tonnes2007
Landed Volume 12000tonnes2008
Landed Volume 307000tonnes2009
Landed Volume 323000tonnes2010
Landed Volume 360000tonnes2011
Landed Volume 296000tonnes2012
Landed Volume 177000tonnes2013
Landed Volume 66000tonnes2014
Landed Volume 115000tonnes2015
Landed Volume 0tonnes2016
Landed Volume 0tonnes2017
Landed Volume 195000tonnes2018
Landed Volume 0tonnes2019
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 1591000tonnes1972
Catch 1337000tonnes1973
Catch 1148000tonnes1974
Catch 1441000tonnes1975
Catch 2587000tonnes1976
Catch 2986000tonnes1977
Catch 1916000tonnes1978
Catch 1782000tonnes1979
Catch 1648000tonnes1980
Catch 1986000tonnes1981
Catch 1760000tonnes1982
Catch 2357000tonnes1983
Catch 1477000tonnes1984
Catch 868000tonnes1985
Catch 123000tonnes1986
Catch 0tonnes1987
Catch 0tonnes1988
Catch 0tonnes1989
Catch 0tonnes1990
Catch 933000tonnes1991
Catch 1123000tonnes1992
Catch 586000tonnes1993
Catch 0tonnes1994
Catch 0tonnes1995
Catch 0tonnes1996
Catch 1000tonnes1997
Catch 3000tonnes1998
Catch 105000tonnes1999
Catch 410000tonnes2000
Catch 578000tonnes2001
Catch 659000tonnes2002
Catch 282000tonnes2003
Catch 0tonnes2004
Catch 1000tonnes2005
Catch 0tonnes2006
Catch 4000tonnes2007
Catch 12000tonnes2008
Catch 307000tonnes2009
Catch 323000tonnes2010
Catch 360000tonnes2011
Catch 296000tonnes2012
Catch 177000tonnes2013
Catch 66000tonnes2014
Catch 115000tonnes2015
Catch 0tonnes2016
Catch 0tonnes2017
Catch 195000tonnes2018
Catch 0tonnes2019
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2020. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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