Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Cod - North Sea, Eastern English Channel and Skagerrak
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Cod - North Sea, Eastern English Channel and Skagerrak
Fact Sheet Citation  
Cod (Gadus morhua) in Subarea 4, Division 7.d, and Subdivision 20 (North Sea, eastern English Channel, Skagerrak)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Atlantic cod, fr - Morue de l'Atlantique, es - Bacalao del Atlántico, zh - 大西洋鳕, ru - Треска атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Cod - North Sea, Eastern English Channel and Skagerrak
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2015
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: 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 106938tonnes1963
Landed Volume 135131tonnes1964
Landed Volume 182225tonnes1965
Landed Volume 214701tonnes1966
Landed Volume 260928tonnes1967
Landed Volume 276509tonnes1968
Landed Volume 217075tonnes1969
Landed Volume 232582tonnes1970
Landed Volume 291851tonnes1971
Landed Volume 328404tonnes1972
Landed Volume 234451tonnes1973
Landed Volume 209400tonnes1974
Landed Volume 208981tonnes1975
Landed Volume 201189tonnes1976
Landed Volume 181498tonnes1977
Landed Volume 305896tonnes1978
Landed Volume 277895tonnes1979
Landed Volume 290686tonnes1980
Landed Volume 342148tonnes1981
Landed Volume 323191tonnes1982
Landed Volume 287794tonnes1983
Landed Volume 209819tonnes1984
Landed Volume 213844tonnes1985
Landed Volume 168721tonnes1986
Landed Volume 225258tonnes1987
Landed Volume 191377tonnes1988
Landed Volume 138968tonnes1989
Landed Volume 115151tonnes1990
Landed Volume 102437tonnes1991
Landed Volume 108662tonnes1992
Landed Volume 122369tonnes1993
Landed Volume 106186tonnes1994
Landed Volume 130522tonnes1995
Landed Volume 132366tonnes1996
Landed Volume 114776tonnes1997
Landed Volume 105096tonnes1998
Landed Volume 83276tonnes1999
Landed Volume 69862tonnes2000
Landed Volume 44499tonnes2001
Landed Volume 46540tonnes2002
Landed Volume 31280tonnes2003
Landed Volume 27316tonnes2004
Landed Volume 29025tonnes2005
Landed Volume 22652tonnes2006
Landed Volume 24029tonnes2007
Landed Volume 27065tonnes2008
Landed Volume 33290tonnes2009
Landed Volume 36207tonnes2010
Landed Volume 34372tonnes2011
Landed Volume 32696tonnes2012
Landed Volume 30792tonnes2013
Landed Volume 34787tonnes2014
Landed Volume 38561tonnes2015
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 117830tonnes1963
Catch 145074tonnes1964
Catch 199187tonnes1965
Catch 241108tonnes1966
Catch 287506tonnes1967
Catch 293608tonnes1968
Catch 226840tonnes1969
Catch 252458tonnes1970
Catch 349759tonnes1971
Catch 362580tonnes1972
Catch 259367tonnes1973
Catch 235390tonnes1974
Catch 244997tonnes1975
Catch 244997tonnes1976
Catch 258849tonnes1977
Catch 354336tonnes1978
Catch 339762tonnes1979
Catch 391210tonnes1980
Catch 395933tonnes1981
Catch 386544tonnes1982
Catch 324811tonnes1983
Catch 277895tonnes1984
Catch 241832tonnes1985
Catch 227749tonnes1986
Catch 257816tonnes1987
Catch 206076tonnes1988
Catch 179333tonnes1989
Catch 138275tonnes1990
Catch 118184tonnes1991
Catch 140225tonnes1992
Catch 158843tonnes1993
Catch 148146tonnes1994
Catch 162478tonnes1995
Catch 153941tonnes1996
Catch 180153tonnes1997
Catch 191975tonnes1998
Catch 110718tonnes1999
Catch 90091tonnes2000
Catch 55950tonnes2001
Catch 65012tonnes2002
Catch 36088tonnes2003
Catch 34865tonnes2004
Catch 41291tonnes2005
Catch 31793tonnes2006
Catch 53157tonnes2007
Catch 52365tonnes2008
Catch 54940tonnes2009
Catch 48776tonnes2010
Catch 44846tonnes2011
Catch 40336tonnes2012
Catch 41564tonnes2013
Catch 45844tonnes2014
Catch 52104tonnes2015
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2018. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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