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Norway lobster - North Sea (Moreay Firth, Noup)
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2005
Norway lobster - North Sea (Moreay Firth, Noup)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Nephrops in Division IVa, rectangles 44-48 E6-E7 + 44 E8 (Management Area F)
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FAO Names: en - Norway lobster, fr - Langoustine, es - Cigala
Geographic extent of Norway lobster - North Sea (Moreay Firth, Noup)
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2003
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateUncertain/Not assessedUncertain/Not assessed
Abundance levelUncertain/Not assessedUncertain/Not assessed
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: National

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
“Report of the ICES Advisory Committee on Fishery Management, Advisory Committee on the Marine Environment and Advisory Committee on Ecosystems, 2005” ICES 2005 ICES Click to open
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