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Horse mackerel - North Sea, Eastern English Channel, Skagerrak and Kattegat
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Horse mackerel - North Sea, Eastern English Channel, Skagerrak and Kattegat
Fact Sheet Citation  
Horse mackerel (Trachurus trachurus) in Divisions 3.a, 4.b-c, and 7.d (Skagerrak and Kattegat, southern and central North Sea, eastern English Channel)
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FAO Names: en - Atlantic horse mackerel, fr - Chinchard d'Europe, es - Jurel, ru - Ставрида обыкновенная

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Horse mackerel - North Sea, Eastern English Channel, Skagerrak and Kattegat
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: Above proxyHigh fishing mortalityGray
Abundance levelMSY Btrigger: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 4035tonnes1982
Landed Volume 8020tonnes1983
Landed Volume 29478tonnes1984
Landed Volume 25612tonnes1985
Landed Volume 24252tonnes1986
Landed Volume 12336tonnes1987
Landed Volume 21806tonnes1988
Landed Volume 32788tonnes1989
Landed Volume 21023tonnes1990
Landed Volume 12913tonnes1991
Landed Volume 14643tonnes1992
Landed Volume 12687tonnes1993
Landed Volume 4999tonnes1994
Landed Volume 16726tonnes1995
Landed Volume 18631tonnes1996
Landed Volume 19530tonnes1997
Landed Volume 30417tonnes1998
Landed Volume 37224tonnes1999
Landed Volume 45126tonnes2000
Landed Volume 28331tonnes2001
Landed Volume 27264tonnes2002
Landed Volume 32028tonnes2003
Landed Volume 35435tonnes2004
Landed Volume 30786tonnes2005
Landed Volume 34162tonnes2006
Landed Volume 40964tonnes2007
Landed Volume 35704tonnes2008
Landed Volume 44847tonnes2009
Landed Volume 24146tonnes2010
Landed Volume 27619tonnes2011
Landed Volume 21378tonnes2012
Landed Volume 18645tonnes2013
Landed Volume 13373tonnes2014
Landed Volume 9998tonnes2015
Landed Volume 13814tonnes2016
Landed Volume 13366tonnes2017
Landed Volume 14508tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 4035tonnes1982
Catch 8020tonnes1983
Catch 29478tonnes1984
Catch 25612tonnes1985
Catch 24252tonnes1986
Catch 12336tonnes1987
Catch 21806tonnes1988
Catch 32788tonnes1989
Catch 21023tonnes1990
Catch 12913tonnes1991
Catch 15043tonnes1992
Catch 13617tonnes1993
Catch 5629tonnes1994
Catch 16756tonnes1995
Catch 18843tonnes1996
Catch 19540tonnes1997
Catch 30500tonnes1998
Catch 37224tonnes1999
Catch 45130tonnes2000
Catch 28331tonnes2001
Catch 27264tonnes2002
Catch 32028tonnes2003
Catch 35435tonnes2004
Catch 30848tonnes2005
Catch 34240tonnes2006
Catch 41103tonnes2007
Catch 35704tonnes2008
Catch 45883tonnes2009
Catch 24149tonnes2010
Catch 27619tonnes2011
Catch 21378tonnes2012
Catch 18645tonnes2013
Catch 13380tonnes2014
Catch 12002tonnes2015
Catch 15341tonnes2016
Catch 14579tonnes2017
Catch 14773tonnes2018
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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