Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Herring - Iceland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Herring - Iceland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Herring (Clupea harengus) in Division 5.a, summer-spawning herring (Iceland grounds)
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FAO Names: en - Atlantic herring, fr - Hareng de l'Atlantique, es - Arenque del Atlántico, ru - Сельдь атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Herring - Iceland
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 mortalityRed
Abundance levelBlim: Increased riskLow 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 75451tonnes1987
Landed Volume 92814tonnes1988
Landed Volume 100713tonnes1989
Landed Volume 104227tonnes1990
Landed Volume 106827tonnes1991
Landed Volume 107408tonnes1992
Landed Volume 102629tonnes1993
Landed Volume 133653tonnes1994
Landed Volume 125481tonnes1995
Landed Volume 95858tonnes1996
Landed Volume 64806tonnes1997
Landed Volume 86076tonnes1998
Landed Volume 92569tonnes1999
Landed Volume 99902tonnes2000
Landed Volume 93635tonnes2001
Landed Volume 95969tonnes2002
Landed Volume 128818tonnes2003
Landed Volume 112382tonnes2004
Landed Volume 102447tonnes2005
Landed Volume 129766tonnes2006
Landed Volume 158030tonnes2007
Landed Volume 150675tonnes2008
Landed Volume 45728tonnes2009
Landed Volume 43416tonnes2010
Landed Volume 49389tonnes2011
Landed Volume 73319tonnes2012
Landed Volume 71454tonnes2013
Landed Volume 95004tonnes2014
Landed Volume 69746tonnes2015
Landed Volume 60403tonnes2016
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 75451tonnes1987
Catch 92814tonnes1988
Catch 100713tonnes1989
Catch 104227tonnes1990
Catch 106827tonnes1991
Catch 107408tonnes1992
Catch 102629tonnes1993
Catch 133653tonnes1994
Catch 125481tonnes1995
Catch 95858tonnes1996
Catch 64806tonnes1997
Catch 86076tonnes1998
Catch 92569tonnes1999
Catch 99902tonnes2000
Catch 93635tonnes2001
Catch 95969tonnes2002
Catch 128818tonnes2003
Catch 112382tonnes2004
Catch 102447tonnes2005
Catch 129766tonnes2006
Catch 158030tonnes2007
Catch 150675tonnes2008
Catch 45728tonnes2009
Catch 43416tonnes2010
Catch 49389tonnes2011
Catch 73319tonnes2012
Catch 71454tonnes2013
Catch 95004tonnes2014
Catch 69746tonnes2015
Catch 60403tonnes2016
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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