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Icelandic saithe - Icelandic grounds
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Icelandic saithe - Icelandic grounds
Fact Sheet Citation  
Saithe (Pollachius virens) in Division 5.a (Iceland grounds)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Saithe(=Pollock), fr - Lieu noir, es - Carbonero(=Colín), ar - قدّيّة سوداء, zh - 青鳕, ru - Сайда

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Icelandic saithe - Icelandic grounds
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2016
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateHRMSY: AppropriateNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes

Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 57659tonnes1980
Landed Volume 57548tonnes1981
Landed Volume 67865tonnes1982
Landed Volume 56504tonnes1983
Landed Volume 60405tonnes1984
Landed Volume 53728tonnes1985
Landed Volume 65230tonnes1986
Landed Volume 80237tonnes1987
Landed Volume 77244tonnes1988
Landed Volume 82339tonnes1989
Landed Volume 97537tonnes1990
Landed Volume 102201tonnes1991
Landed Volume 79568tonnes1992
Landed Volume 71539tonnes1993
Landed Volume 63559tonnes1994
Landed Volume 48296tonnes1995
Landed Volume 39352tonnes1996
Landed Volume 36671tonnes1997
Landed Volume 30657tonnes1998
Landed Volume 30898tonnes1999
Landed Volume 32751tonnes2000
Landed Volume 31570tonnes2001
Landed Volume 41969tonnes2002
Landed Volume 52306tonnes2003
Landed Volume 64668tonnes2004
Landed Volume 69054tonnes2005
Landed Volume 75462tonnes2006
Landed Volume 64261tonnes2007
Landed Volume 69426tonnes2008
Landed Volume 60266tonnes2009
Landed Volume 53853tonnes2010
Landed Volume 50769tonnes2011
Landed Volume 51252tonnes2012
Landed Volume 57522tonnes2013
Landed Volume 45538tonnes2014
Landed Volume 48476tonnes2015
Landed Volume 49223tonnes2016
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 57659tonnes1980
Catch 57548tonnes1981
Catch 67865tonnes1982
Catch 56504tonnes1983
Catch 60405tonnes1984
Catch 53728tonnes1985
Catch 65230tonnes1986
Catch 80237tonnes1987
Catch 77244tonnes1988
Catch 82339tonnes1989
Catch 97537tonnes1990
Catch 102201tonnes1991
Catch 79568tonnes1992
Catch 71539tonnes1993
Catch 63559tonnes1994
Catch 48296tonnes1995
Catch 39352tonnes1996
Catch 36671tonnes1997
Catch 30657tonnes1998
Catch 30898tonnes1999
Catch 32751tonnes2000
Catch 31570tonnes2001
Catch 41969tonnes2002
Catch 52306tonnes2003
Catch 64668tonnes2004
Catch 69054tonnes2005
Catch 75462tonnes2006
Catch 64261tonnes2007
Catch 69426tonnes2008
Catch 60266tonnes2009
Catch 53853tonnes2010
Catch 50769tonnes2011
Catch 51252tonnes2012
Catch 57522tonnes2013
Catch 45538tonnes2014
Catch 48476tonnes2015
Catch 49223tonnes2016
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database on March 2018. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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