Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Herring - Iceland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
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: 2018
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
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 75450tonnes1987
Landed Volume 92814tonnes1988
Landed Volume 100714tonnes1989
Landed Volume 104227tonnes1990
Landed Volume 106828tonnes1991
Landed Volume 107409tonnes1992
Landed Volume 102629tonnes1993
Landed Volume 133653tonnes1994
Landed Volume 125480tonnes1995
Landed Volume 95859tonnes1996
Landed Volume 64807tonnes1997
Landed Volume 86077tonnes1998
Landed Volume 92568tonnes1999
Landed Volume 99900tonnes2000
Landed Volume 93633tonnes2001
Landed Volume 95969tonnes2002
Landed Volume 128817tonnes2003
Landed Volume 112382tonnes2004
Landed Volume 102446tonnes2005
Landed Volume 129764tonnes2006
Landed Volume 158029tonnes2007
Landed Volume 150674tonnes2008
Landed Volume 45728tonnes2009
Landed Volume 43415tonnes2010
Landed Volume 49390tonnes2011
Landed Volume 73319tonnes2012
Landed Volume 71454tonnes2013
Landed Volume 95003tonnes2014
Landed Volume 69748tonnes2015
Landed Volume 60386tonnes2016
Landed Volume 35034tonnes2017
Landed Volume 40683tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 75450tonnes1987
Catch 92814tonnes1988
Catch 100714tonnes1989
Catch 104227tonnes1990
Catch 106828tonnes1991
Catch 107409tonnes1992
Catch 102629tonnes1993
Catch 133653tonnes1994
Catch 125480tonnes1995
Catch 95859tonnes1996
Catch 64807tonnes1997
Catch 86077tonnes1998
Catch 92568tonnes1999
Catch 99900tonnes2000
Catch 93633tonnes2001
Catch 95969tonnes2002
Catch 128817tonnes2003
Catch 112382tonnes2004
Catch 102446tonnes2005
Catch 129764tonnes2006
Catch 158029tonnes2007
Catch 150674tonnes2008
Catch 45728tonnes2009
Catch 43415tonnes2010
Catch 49390tonnes2011
Catch 73319tonnes2012
Catch 71454tonnes2013
Catch 95003tonnes2014
Catch 69748tonnes2015
Catch 60386tonnes2016
Catch 35034tonnes2017
Catch 40683tonnes2018
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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