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Plaice - Eastern English Channel
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2020
Plaice - Eastern English Channel
Fact Sheet Citation  
Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) in Division 7.d (eastern English Channel)
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 - Eastern English Channel
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2019
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 2223tonnes1980
Landed Volume 4009tonnes1981
Landed Volume 4040tonnes1982
Landed Volume 4093tonnes1983
Landed Volume 4249tonnes1984
Landed Volume 5000tonnes1985
Landed Volume 5673tonnes1986
Landed Volume 7006tonnes1987
Landed Volume 8785tonnes1988
Landed Volume 7093tonnes1989
Landed Volume 7349tonnes1990
Landed Volume 6362tonnes1991
Landed Volume 5219tonnes1992
Landed Volume 4479tonnes1993
Landed Volume 5047tonnes1994
Landed Volume 4196tonnes1995
Landed Volume 4430tonnes1996
Landed Volume 5180tonnes1997
Landed Volume 4831tonnes1998
Landed Volume 5268tonnes1999
Landed Volume 4521tonnes2000
Landed Volume 4380tonnes2001
Landed Volume 4846tonnes2002
Landed Volume 3610tonnes2003
Landed Volume 4206tonnes2004
Landed Volume 3485tonnes2005
Landed Volume 3225tonnes2006
Landed Volume 3381tonnes2007
Landed Volume 3278tonnes2008
Landed Volume 3124tonnes2009
Landed Volume 3910tonnes2010
Landed Volume 3291tonnes2011
Landed Volume 3178tonnes2012
Landed Volume 3604tonnes2013
Landed Volume 3675tonnes2014
Landed Volume 2957tonnes2015
Landed Volume 3617tonnes2016
Landed Volume 3689tonnes2017
Landed Volume 3975tonnes2018
Landed Volume 2836tonnes2019
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 2650tonnes1980
Catch 4781tonnes1981
Catch 4917tonnes1982
Catch 5092tonnes1983
Catch 5373tonnes1984
Catch 6113tonnes1985
Catch 7014tonnes1986
Catch 9101tonnes1987
Catch 10863tonnes1988
Catch 8595tonnes1989
Catch 8563tonnes1990
Catch 7980tonnes1991
Catch 8003tonnes1992
Catch 7324tonnes1993
Catch 7058tonnes1994
Catch 6078tonnes1995
Catch 5917tonnes1996
Catch 6657tonnes1997
Catch 6577tonnes1998
Catch 7207tonnes1999
Catch 7100tonnes2000
Catch 7250tonnes2001
Catch 6578tonnes2002
Catch 4598tonnes2003
Catch 4936tonnes2004
Catch 4149tonnes2005
Catch 3952tonnes2006
Catch 4601tonnes2007
Catch 4167tonnes2008
Catch 4596tonnes2009
Catch 6323tonnes2010
Catch 5217tonnes2011
Catch 6222tonnes2012
Catch 6299tonnes2013
Catch 7001tonnes2014
Catch 5324tonnes2015
Catch 6707tonnes2016
Catch 7764tonnes2017
Catch 8934tonnes2018
Catch 9047tonnes2019
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2021. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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