Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Sole - Celtic Sea South and Southwest of Ireland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Sole - Celtic Sea South and Southwest of Ireland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sole (Solea solea) in Divisions 7.h-k (Celtic Sea South, southwest of Ireland)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Common sole, fr - Sole commune, es - Lenguado común, zh - 欧洲鳎

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Sole - Celtic Sea South 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: Below proxyNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Increased riskLow 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 246tonnes1993
Landed Volume 178tonnes1994
Landed Volume 241tonnes1995
Landed Volume 166tonnes1996
Landed Volume 191tonnes1997
Landed Volume 219tonnes1998
Landed Volume 200tonnes1999
Landed Volume 109tonnes2000
Landed Volume 127tonnes2001
Landed Volume 144tonnes2002
Landed Volume 102tonnes2003
Landed Volume 85tonnes2004
Landed Volume 77tonnes2005
Landed Volume 61tonnes2006
Landed Volume 83tonnes2007
Landed Volume 77tonnes2008
Landed Volume 69tonnes2009
Landed Volume 82tonnes2010
Landed Volume 87tonnes2011
Landed Volume 94tonnes2012
Landed Volume 91tonnes2013
Landed Volume 87tonnes2014
Landed Volume 78tonnes2015
Landed Volume 115tonnes2016
Landed Volume 114tonnes2017
Landed Volume 75tonnes2018
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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