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Greenland halibut - Iceland and Faroes grounds, West of Scotland, North of Azores, East of Greenland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Greenland halibut - Iceland and Faroes grounds, West of Scotland, North of Azores, East of Greenland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides) in Subareas 5, 6, 12, and 14 (Iceland and Faroes grounds, West of Scotland, North of Azores, East of Greenland)
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FAO Names: en - Greenland halibut, fr - Flétan noir, es - Fletán negro, ru - Палтус черный (=палтус гренландский)

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Greenland halibut - Iceland and Faroes grounds, West of Scotland, North of Azores, East of Greenland
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 rateFMSY: AboveHigh fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Slope (200 m - 1000 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 0tonnes1960
Landed Volume 29tonnes1961
Landed Volume 3071tonnes1962
Landed Volume 4275tonnes1963
Landed Volume 4748tonnes1964
Landed Volume 7421tonnes1965
Landed Volume 8030tonnes1966
Landed Volume 9597tonnes1967
Landed Volume 8337tonnes1968
Landed Volume 26200tonnes1969
Landed Volume 33823tonnes1970
Landed Volume 28973tonnes1971
Landed Volume 26473tonnes1972
Landed Volume 20463tonnes1973
Landed Volume 36280tonnes1974
Landed Volume 23494tonnes1975
Landed Volume 6045tonnes1976
Landed Volume 16578tonnes1977
Landed Volume 14349tonnes1978
Landed Volume 23622tonnes1979
Landed Volume 31157tonnes1980
Landed Volume 19239tonnes1981
Landed Volume 32441tonnes1982
Landed Volume 30891tonnes1983
Landed Volume 34024tonnes1984
Landed Volume 32075tonnes1985
Landed Volume 32984tonnes1986
Landed Volume 46622tonnes1987
Landed Volume 51118tonnes1988
Landed Volume 61396tonnes1989
Landed Volume 39326tonnes1990
Landed Volume 37950tonnes1991
Landed Volume 35487tonnes1992
Landed Volume 41247tonnes1993
Landed Volume 37190tonnes1994
Landed Volume 36288tonnes1995
Landed Volume 35932tonnes1996
Landed Volume 30309tonnes1997
Landed Volume 20382tonnes1998
Landed Volume 20371tonnes1999
Landed Volume 26644tonnes2000
Landed Volume 27291tonnes2001
Landed Volume 29158tonnes2002
Landed Volume 30891tonnes2003
Landed Volume 27102tonnes2004
Landed Volume 24249tonnes2005
Landed Volume 21432tonnes2006
Landed Volume 20957tonnes2007
Landed Volume 22169tonnes2008
Landed Volume 27349tonnes2009
Landed Volume 25995tonnes2010
Landed Volume 26424tonnes2011
Landed Volume 29309tonnes2012
Landed Volume 27045tonnes2013
Landed Volume 21069tonnes2014
Landed Volume 25677tonnes2015
Landed Volume 25397tonnes2016
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 0tonnes1960
Catch 29tonnes1961
Catch 3071tonnes1962
Catch 4275tonnes1963
Catch 4748tonnes1964
Catch 7421tonnes1965
Catch 8030tonnes1966
Catch 9597tonnes1967
Catch 8337tonnes1968
Catch 26200tonnes1969
Catch 33823tonnes1970
Catch 28973tonnes1971
Catch 26473tonnes1972
Catch 20463tonnes1973
Catch 36280tonnes1974
Catch 23494tonnes1975
Catch 6045tonnes1976
Catch 16578tonnes1977
Catch 14349tonnes1978
Catch 23622tonnes1979
Catch 31157tonnes1980
Catch 19239tonnes1981
Catch 32441tonnes1982
Catch 30891tonnes1983
Catch 34024tonnes1984
Catch 32075tonnes1985
Catch 32984tonnes1986
Catch 46622tonnes1987
Catch 51118tonnes1988
Catch 61396tonnes1989
Catch 39326tonnes1990
Catch 37950tonnes1991
Catch 35487tonnes1992
Catch 41247tonnes1993
Catch 37190tonnes1994
Catch 36288tonnes1995
Catch 35932tonnes1996
Catch 30309tonnes1997
Catch 20382tonnes1998
Catch 20371tonnes1999
Catch 26644tonnes2000
Catch 27291tonnes2001
Catch 29158tonnes2002
Catch 30891tonnes2003
Catch 27102tonnes2004
Catch 24249tonnes2005
Catch 21432tonnes2006
Catch 20957tonnes2007
Catch 22169tonnes2008
Catch 27349tonnes2009
Catch 25995tonnes2010
Catch 26424tonnes2011
Catch 29309tonnes2012
Catch 27045tonnes2013
Catch 21069tonnes2014
Catch 25677tonnes2015
Catch 25397tonnes2016
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database on November 2017. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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