Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Plaice - North Sea and Skagerrak
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Plaice - North Sea and Skagerrak
Fact Sheet Citation  
Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) in Subarea 4 (North Sea) and Subdivision 20 (Skagerrak)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - European plaice, fr - Plie d'Europe, es - Solla europea, ru - Камбала морская

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Plaice - North Sea 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: 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 70563tonnes1957
Landed Volume 73354tonnes1958
Landed Volume 79300tonnes1959
Landed Volume 87541tonnes1960
Landed Volume 85984tonnes1961
Landed Volume 87472tonnes1962
Landed Volume 107118tonnes1963
Landed Volume 110540tonnes1964
Landed Volume 97143tonnes1965
Landed Volume 101834tonnes1966
Landed Volume 108819tonnes1967
Landed Volume 111534tonnes1968
Landed Volume 121651tonnes1969
Landed Volume 130342tonnes1970
Landed Volume 113944tonnes1971
Landed Volume 122843tonnes1972
Landed Volume 130429tonnes1973
Landed Volume 112540tonnes1974
Landed Volume 108536tonnes1975
Landed Volume 113670tonnes1976
Landed Volume 119188tonnes1977
Landed Volume 113984tonnes1978
Landed Volume 145347tonnes1979
Landed Volume 140764tonnes1980
Landed Volume 141233tonnes1981
Landed Volume 156153tonnes1982
Landed Volume 145779tonnes1983
Landed Volume 165772tonnes1984
Landed Volume 171838tonnes1985
Landed Volume 178878tonnes1986
Landed Volume 168759tonnes1987
Landed Volume 168552tonnes1988
Landed Volume 178891tonnes1989
Landed Volume 169453tonnes1990
Landed Volume 157277tonnes1991
Landed Volume 136727tonnes1992
Landed Volume 128506tonnes1993
Landed Volume 121925tonnes1994
Landed Volume 109348tonnes1995
Landed Volume 91386tonnes1996
Landed Volume 92958tonnes1997
Landed Volume 79810tonnes1998
Landed Volume 89726tonnes1999
Landed Volume 90754tonnes2000
Landed Volume 92912tonnes2001
Landed Volume 79178tonnes2002
Landed Volume 74722tonnes2003
Landed Volume 70511tonnes2004
Landed Volume 62796tonnes2005
Landed Volume 67143tonnes2006
Landed Volume 58576tonnes2007
Landed Volume 58336tonnes2008
Landed Volume 62360tonnes2009
Landed Volume 70340tonnes2010
Landed Volume 76507tonnes2011
Landed Volume 82018tonnes2012
Landed Volume 86222tonnes2013
Landed Volume 80686tonnes2014
Landed Volume 85360tonnes2015
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 78443tonnes1957
Catch 88191tonnes1958
Catch 109164tonnes1959
Catch 117334tonnes1960
Catch 118474tonnes1961
Catch 125375tonnes1962
Catch 148376tonnes1963
Catch 147571tonnes1964
Catch 140223tonnes1965
Catch 166552tonnes1966
Catch 163365tonnes1967
Catch 139521tonnes1968
Catch 142820tonnes1969
Catch 159982tonnes1970
Catch 136939tonnes1971
Catch 142475tonnes1972
Catch 143783tonnes1973
Catch 157485tonnes1974
Catch 195235tonnes1975
Catch 166917tonnes1976
Catch 176689tonnes1977
Catch 159639tonnes1978
Catch 213282tonnes1979
Catch 171844tonnes1980
Catch 174264tonnes1981
Catch 205280tonnes1982
Catch 220262tonnes1983
Catch 236589tonnes1984
Catch 232387tonnes1985
Catch 308831tonnes1986
Catch 359283tonnes1987
Catch 324975tonnes1988
Catch 286684tonnes1989
Catch 240678tonnes1990
Catch 238212tonnes1991
Catch 193776tonnes1992
Catch 163522tonnes1993
Catch 145710tonnes1994
Catch 131176tonnes1995
Catch 143435tonnes1996
Catch 193103tonnes1997
Catch 183561tonnes1998
Catch 160702tonnes1999
Catch 135065tonnes2000
Catch 193221tonnes2001
Catch 134277tonnes2002
Catch 153997tonnes2003
Catch 127989tonnes2004
Catch 119046tonnes2005
Catch 131303tonnes2006
Catch 100949tonnes2007
Catch 105329tonnes2008
Catch 108263tonnes2009
Catch 116910tonnes2010
Catch 118101tonnes2011
Catch 141932tonnes2012
Catch 126247tonnes2013
Catch 133623tonnes2014
Catch 134460tonnes2015
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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