Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Sole - Western Channel
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Sole - Western Channel
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sole (Solea solea) in Division 7.e (western English Channel)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Common sole, fr - Sole commune, es - Lenguado común, zh - 欧洲鳎

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Sole - Western Channel
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2016
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate 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 353tonnes1969
Landed Volume 391tonnes1970
Landed Volume 432tonnes1971
Landed Volume 437tonnes1972
Landed Volume 459tonnes1973
Landed Volume 427tonnes1974
Landed Volume 491tonnes1975
Landed Volume 616tonnes1976
Landed Volume 606tonnes1977
Landed Volume 861tonnes1978
Landed Volume 1181tonnes1979
Landed Volume 1269tonnes1980
Landed Volume 1215tonnes1981
Landed Volume 1446tonnes1982
Landed Volume 1498tonnes1983
Landed Volume 1370tonnes1984
Landed Volume 1409tonnes1985
Landed Volume 1419tonnes1986
Landed Volume 1280tonnes1987
Landed Volume 1444tonnes1988
Landed Volume 1390tonnes1989
Landed Volume 1315tonnes1990
Landed Volume 852tonnes1991
Landed Volume 895tonnes1992
Landed Volume 904tonnes1993
Landed Volume 800tonnes1994
Landed Volume 856tonnes1995
Landed Volume 833tonnes1996
Landed Volume 949tonnes1997
Landed Volume 880tonnes1998
Landed Volume 957tonnes1999
Landed Volume 914tonnes2000
Landed Volume 1069tonnes2001
Landed Volume 1106tonnes2002
Landed Volume 1078tonnes2003
Landed Volume 1075tonnes2004
Landed Volume 1039tonnes2005
Landed Volume 1023tonnes2006
Landed Volume 1015tonnes2007
Landed Volume 908tonnes2008
Landed Volume 701tonnes2009
Landed Volume 698tonnes2010
Landed Volume 801tonnes2011
Landed Volume 872tonnes2012
Landed Volume 883tonnes2013
Landed Volume 885tonnes2014
Landed Volume 774tonnes2015
Landed Volume 913tonnes2016
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 353tonnes1969
Catch 391tonnes1970
Catch 432tonnes1971
Catch 437tonnes1972
Catch 459tonnes1973
Catch 427tonnes1974
Catch 491tonnes1975
Catch 616tonnes1976
Catch 606tonnes1977
Catch 861tonnes1978
Catch 1181tonnes1979
Catch 1269tonnes1980
Catch 1215tonnes1981
Catch 1446tonnes1982
Catch 1498tonnes1983
Catch 1370tonnes1984
Catch 1409tonnes1985
Catch 1419tonnes1986
Catch 1280tonnes1987
Catch 1444tonnes1988
Catch 1390tonnes1989
Catch 1315tonnes1990
Catch 852tonnes1991
Catch 895tonnes1992
Catch 904tonnes1993
Catch 800tonnes1994
Catch 856tonnes1995
Catch 833tonnes1996
Catch 949tonnes1997
Catch 880tonnes1998
Catch 957tonnes1999
Catch 914tonnes2000
Catch 1069tonnes2001
Catch 1106tonnes2002
Catch 1078tonnes2003
Catch 1075tonnes2004
Catch 1039tonnes2005
Catch 1023tonnes2006
Catch 1015tonnes2007
Catch 908tonnes2008
Catch 701tonnes2009
Catch 698tonnes2010
Catch 801tonnes2011
Catch 875tonnes2012
Catch 884tonnes2013
Catch 895tonnes2014
Catch 829tonnes2015
Catch 924tonnes2016
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database on May 2018. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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