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Sole - Skagerrak, Kattegat and Western Baltic Sea
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Sole - Skagerrak, Kattegat and Western Baltic Sea
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sole (Solea solea) in Subdivisions 20-24 (Skagerrak and Kattegat, western Baltic Sea)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Common sole, fr - Sole commune, es - Lenguado común, zh - 欧洲鳎

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Sole - Skagerrak, Kattegat and Western Baltic Sea
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: AtNot applicable
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 337tonnes1984
Landed Volume 397tonnes1985
Landed Volume 643tonnes1986
Landed Volume 722tonnes1987
Landed Volume 706tonnes1988
Landed Volume 824tonnes1989
Landed Volume 1050tonnes1990
Landed Volume 1011tonnes1991
Landed Volume 1294tonnes1992
Landed Volume 1439tonnes1993
Landed Volume 1198tonnes1994
Landed Volume 1297tonnes1995
Landed Volume 1059tonnes1996
Landed Volume 814tonnes1997
Landed Volume 605tonnes1998
Landed Volume 637tonnes1999
Landed Volume 645tonnes2000
Landed Volume 478tonnes2001
Landed Volume 862tonnes2002
Landed Volume 618tonnes2003
Landed Volume 824tonnes2004
Landed Volume 990tonnes2005
Landed Volume 836tonnes2006
Landed Volume 633tonnes2007
Landed Volume 655tonnes2008
Landed Volume 641tonnes2009
Landed Volume 538tonnes2010
Landed Volume 552tonnes2011
Landed Volume 358tonnes2012
Landed Volume 332tonnes2013
Landed Volume 335tonnes2014
Landed Volume 224tonnes2015
Landed Volume 348tonnes2016
Landed Volume 520tonnes2017
Landed Volume 434tonnes2018
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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