Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Cod - West of Scotland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Cod - West of Scotland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Cod (Gadus morhua) in Division 6.a (West of Scotland)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Atlantic cod, fr - Morue de l'Atlantique, es - Bacalao del Atlántico, zh - 大西洋鳕, ru - Треска атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Cod - West of Scotland
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: AboveHigh fishing mortalityRed
Abundance levelBlim: Reduced reproductive capacityDepleted
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 23865tonnes1981
Landed Volume 21511tonnes1982
Landed Volume 21305tonnes1983
Landed Volume 21272tonnes1984
Landed Volume 18607tonnes1985
Landed Volume 11820tonnes1986
Landed Volume 18971tonnes1987
Landed Volume 20413tonnes1988
Landed Volume 17169tonnes1989
Landed Volume 12175tonnes1990
Landed Volume 10927tonnes1991
Landed Volume 9086tonnes1992
Landed Volume 10314tonnes1993
Landed Volume 8928tonnes1994
Landed Volume 9439tonnes1995
Landed Volume 9427tonnes1996
Landed Volume 7034tonnes1997
Landed Volume 5714tonnes1998
Landed Volume 4201tonnes1999
Landed Volume 2977tonnes2000
Landed Volume 2347tonnes2001
Landed Volume 2243tonnes2002
Landed Volume 1241tonnes2003
Landed Volume 540tonnes2004
Landed Volume 511tonnes2005
Landed Volume 488tonnes2006
Landed Volume 595tonnes2007
Landed Volume 682tonnes2008
Landed Volume 408tonnes2009
Landed Volume 559tonnes2010
Landed Volume 454tonnes2011
Landed Volume 466tonnes2012
Landed Volume 299tonnes2013
Landed Volume 357tonnes2014
Landed Volume 770tonnes2015
Landed Volume 892tonnes2016
Landed Volume 795tonnes2017
Landed Volume 1129tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 24168tonnes1981
Catch 22082tonnes1982
Catch 21503tonnes1983
Catch 21601tonnes1984
Catch 19570tonnes1985
Catch 12083tonnes1986
Catch 21358tonnes1987
Catch 20781tonnes1988
Catch 19246tonnes1989
Catch 12746tonnes1990
Catch 11549tonnes1991
Catch 10865tonnes1992
Catch 10453tonnes1993
Catch 9588tonnes1994
Catch 9580tonnes1995
Catch 9489tonnes1996
Catch 7533tonnes1997
Catch 6252tonnes1998
Catch 4270tonnes1999
Catch 3798tonnes2000
Catch 2439tonnes2001
Catch 2722tonnes2002
Catch 1275tonnes2003
Catch 612tonnes2004
Catch 552tonnes2005
Catch 954tonnes2006
Catch 2474tonnes2007
Catch 1377tonnes2008
Catch 1353tonnes2009
Catch 1344tonnes2010
Catch 2124tonnes2011
Catch 1632tonnes2012
Catch 1501tonnes2013
Catch 1668tonnes2014
Catch 1752tonnes2015
Catch 1745tonnes2016
Catch 2363tonnes2017
Catch 1890tonnes2018
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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