Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Sole - Eastern English Channel
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Sole - Eastern English Channel
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sole (Solea solea) in Division 7.d (eastern English Channel)
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; Catch
Geographic extent of Sole - Eastern English Channel
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 proxy: Below proxyNo 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 3190tonnes1982
Landed Volume 3458tonnes1983
Landed Volume 3575tonnes1984
Landed Volume 3837tonnes1985
Landed Volume 3932tonnes1986
Landed Volume 4791tonnes1987
Landed Volume 3853tonnes1988
Landed Volume 3805tonnes1989
Landed Volume 3647tonnes1990
Landed Volume 4351tonnes1991
Landed Volume 4072tonnes1992
Landed Volume 4299tonnes1993
Landed Volume 4383tonnes1994
Landed Volume 4420tonnes1995
Landed Volume 4797tonnes1996
Landed Volume 4764tonnes1997
Landed Volume 3363tonnes1998
Landed Volume 4135tonnes1999
Landed Volume 3476tonnes2000
Landed Volume 4025tonnes2001
Landed Volume 4733tonnes2002
Landed Volume 6977tonnes2003
Landed Volume 6283tonnes2004
Landed Volume 5056tonnes2005
Landed Volume 5040tonnes2006
Landed Volume 5588tonnes2007
Landed Volume 5256tonnes2008
Landed Volume 5251tonnes2009
Landed Volume 4269tonnes2010
Landed Volume 4225tonnes2011
Landed Volume 4131tonnes2012
Landed Volume 4372tonnes2013
Landed Volume 4655tonnes2014
Landed Volume 3443tonnes2015
Landed Volume 2538tonnes2016
Landed Volume 2228tonnes2017
Landed Volume 2314tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 3373tonnes1982
Catch 3558tonnes1983
Catch 3706tonnes1984
Catch 4056tonnes1985
Catch 4071tonnes1986
Catch 4970tonnes1987
Catch 4041tonnes1988
Catch 3976tonnes1989
Catch 3947tonnes1990
Catch 4668tonnes1991
Catch 4323tonnes1992
Catch 4546tonnes1993
Catch 4506tonnes1994
Catch 4669tonnes1995
Catch 4963tonnes1996
Catch 4907tonnes1997
Catch 3483tonnes1998
Catch 4362tonnes1999
Catch 3656tonnes2000
Catch 4305tonnes2001
Catch 5123tonnes2002
Catch 7450tonnes2003
Catch 6591tonnes2004
Catch 5375tonnes2005
Catch 5269tonnes2006
Catch 5967tonnes2007
Catch 5512tonnes2008
Catch 5611tonnes2009
Catch 4707tonnes2010
Catch 4702tonnes2011
Catch 4664tonnes2012
Catch 4838tonnes2013
Catch 5183tonnes2014
Catch 3737tonnes2015
Catch 2882tonnes2016
Catch 2428tonnes2017
Catch 2625tonnes2018
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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