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Cod - Western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea and Southwest of Ireland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Cod - Western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea and Southwest of Ireland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Cod (Gadus morhua) in Divisions 7.e-k (western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Seas and southwest of Ireland)
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 - Western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea and Southwest of Ireland
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 5782tonnes1971
Landed Volume 4737tonnes1972
Landed Volume 4015tonnes1973
Landed Volume 2898tonnes1974
Landed Volume 3993tonnes1975
Landed Volume 4818tonnes1976
Landed Volume 3059tonnes1977
Landed Volume 3647tonnes1978
Landed Volume 4650tonnes1979
Landed Volume 7243tonnes1980
Landed Volume 10597tonnes1981
Landed Volume 8766tonnes1982
Landed Volume 9641tonnes1983
Landed Volume 6631tonnes1984
Landed Volume 8317tonnes1985
Landed Volume 10475tonnes1986
Landed Volume 10228tonnes1987
Landed Volume 17191tonnes1988
Landed Volume 19809tonnes1989
Landed Volume 12749tonnes1990
Landed Volume 9336tonnes1991
Landed Volume 9747tonnes1992
Landed Volume 10425tonnes1993
Landed Volume 10620tonnes1994
Landed Volume 11709tonnes1995
Landed Volume 12681tonnes1996
Landed Volume 12035tonnes1997
Landed Volume 11431tonnes1998
Landed Volume 8594tonnes1999
Landed Volume 6536tonnes2000
Landed Volume 8308tonnes2001
Landed Volume 9236tonnes2002
Landed Volume 6420tonnes2003
Landed Volume 3672tonnes2004
Landed Volume 3062tonnes2005
Landed Volume 3776tonnes2006
Landed Volume 4830tonnes2007
Landed Volume 3961tonnes2008
Landed Volume 3292tonnes2009
Landed Volume 3229tonnes2010
Landed Volume 7261tonnes2011
Landed Volume 7692tonnes2012
Landed Volume 6290tonnes2013
Landed Volume 3879tonnes2014
Landed Volume 4154tonnes2015
Landed Volume 3299tonnes2016
Landed Volume 2237tonnes2017
Landed Volume 1385tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 5782tonnes1971
Catch 4737tonnes1972
Catch 4015tonnes1973
Catch 2898tonnes1974
Catch 3993tonnes1975
Catch 4818tonnes1976
Catch 3059tonnes1977
Catch 3647tonnes1978
Catch 4650tonnes1979
Catch 7243tonnes1980
Catch 10597tonnes1981
Catch 8766tonnes1982
Catch 9641tonnes1983
Catch 6631tonnes1984
Catch 8317tonnes1985
Catch 10475tonnes1986
Catch 10228tonnes1987
Catch 17191tonnes1988
Catch 19809tonnes1989
Catch 12749tonnes1990
Catch 9336tonnes1991
Catch 9747tonnes1992
Catch 10425tonnes1993
Catch 10620tonnes1994
Catch 11709tonnes1995
Catch 12681tonnes1996
Catch 12035tonnes1997
Catch 11431tonnes1998
Catch 8594tonnes1999
Catch 6536tonnes2000
Catch 8308tonnes2001
Catch 9236tonnes2002
Catch 6420tonnes2003
Catch 3672tonnes2004
Catch 3062tonnes2005
Catch 3776tonnes2006
Catch 4830tonnes2007
Catch 3961tonnes2008
Catch 3292tonnes2009
Catch 3229tonnes2010
Catch 7957tonnes2011
Catch 8644tonnes2012
Catch 6820tonnes2013
Catch 4620tonnes2014
Catch 4719tonnes2015
Catch 3519tonnes2016
Catch 2354tonnes2017
Catch 1565tonnes2018
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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