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Plaice - Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea North
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Plaice - Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea North
Fact Sheet Citation  
Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa) in Divisions 7.f and 7.g (Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea North)
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FAO Names: en - European plaice, fr - Plie d'Europe, es - Solla europea, ru - Камбала морская

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Plaice - Bristol Channel and Celtic Sea North
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: Below proxyNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Below possible reference pointsLow 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 757tonnes1977
Landed Volume 875tonnes1978
Landed Volume 863tonnes1979
Landed Volume 1373tonnes1980
Landed Volume 1377tonnes1981
Landed Volume 1303tonnes1982
Landed Volume 1146tonnes1983
Landed Volume 1210tonnes1984
Landed Volume 1752tonnes1985
Landed Volume 1691tonnes1986
Landed Volume 1901tonnes1987
Landed Volume 2116tonnes1988
Landed Volume 2151tonnes1989
Landed Volume 2082tonnes1990
Landed Volume 1501tonnes1991
Landed Volume 1188tonnes1992
Landed Volume 1114tonnes1993
Landed Volume 1070tonnes1994
Landed Volume 1028tonnes1995
Landed Volume 952tonnes1996
Landed Volume 1217tonnes1997
Landed Volume 1067tonnes1998
Landed Volume 968tonnes1999
Landed Volume 718tonnes2000
Landed Volume 714tonnes2001
Landed Volume 642tonnes2002
Landed Volume 594tonnes2003
Landed Volume 510tonnes2004
Landed Volume 386tonnes2005
Landed Volume 404tonnes2006
Landed Volume 410tonnes2007
Landed Volume 437tonnes2008
Landed Volume 481tonnes2009
Landed Volume 442tonnes2010
Landed Volume 427tonnes2011
Landed Volume 450tonnes2012
Landed Volume 414tonnes2013
Landed Volume 411tonnes2014
Landed Volume 381tonnes2015
Landed Volume 431tonnes2016
Landed Volume 390tonnes2017
Landed Volume 422tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 1166tonnes1977
Catch 1348tonnes1978
Catch 1329tonnes1979
Catch 2114tonnes1980
Catch 2121tonnes1981
Catch 2007tonnes1982
Catch 1765tonnes1983
Catch 1863tonnes1984
Catch 2698tonnes1985
Catch 2604tonnes1986
Catch 2928tonnes1987
Catch 3259tonnes1988
Catch 3313tonnes1989
Catch 3206tonnes1990
Catch 2312tonnes1991
Catch 1830tonnes1992
Catch 1716tonnes1993
Catch 1648tonnes1994
Catch 1583tonnes1995
Catch 1466tonnes1996
Catch 1874tonnes1997
Catch 1643tonnes1998
Catch 1491tonnes1999
Catch 1106tonnes2000
Catch 1100tonnes2001
Catch 989tonnes2002
Catch 915tonnes2003
Catch 784tonnes2004
Catch 707tonnes2005
Catch 857tonnes2006
Catch 1698tonnes2007
Catch 1020tonnes2008
Catch 1089tonnes2009
Catch 1112tonnes2010
Catch 1534tonnes2011
Catch 1565tonnes2012
Catch 1688tonnes2013
Catch 1183tonnes2014
Catch 1159tonnes2015
Catch 1002tonnes2016
Catch 1285tonnes2017
Catch 930tonnes2018
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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