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Herring - Irish Sea North of 52°30’N
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Herring - Irish Sea North of 52°30’N
Fact Sheet Citation  
Herring (Clupea harengus) in Division 7.a North of 52°30’N (Irish Sea)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Atlantic herring, fr - Hareng de l'Atlantique, es - Arenque del Atlántico, ru - Сельдь атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Herring - Irish Sea North of 52°30’N
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: 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: Pelagic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 10613tonnes1980
Landed Volume 4377tonnes1981
Landed Volume 4855tonnes1982
Landed Volume 3933tonnes1983
Landed Volume 4066tonnes1984
Landed Volume 9187tonnes1985
Landed Volume 7440tonnes1986
Landed Volume 5823tonnes1987
Landed Volume 10172tonnes1988
Landed Volume 4949tonnes1989
Landed Volume 6312tonnes1990
Landed Volume 4398tonnes1991
Landed Volume 5270tonnes1992
Landed Volume 4409tonnes1993
Landed Volume 4828tonnes1994
Landed Volume 5076tonnes1995
Landed Volume 5301tonnes1996
Landed Volume 6651tonnes1997
Landed Volume 4905tonnes1998
Landed Volume 4127tonnes1999
Landed Volume 2002tonnes2000
Landed Volume 5461tonnes2001
Landed Volume 2393tonnes2002
Landed Volume 2399tonnes2003
Landed Volume 2531tonnes2004
Landed Volume 4387tonnes2005
Landed Volume 4402tonnes2006
Landed Volume 4629tonnes2007
Landed Volume 4895tonnes2008
Landed Volume 4594tonnes2009
Landed Volume 4894tonnes2010
Landed Volume 5202tonnes2011
Landed Volume 5693tonnes2012
Landed Volume 4828tonnes2013
Landed Volume 5083tonnes2014
Landed Volume 4891tonnes2015
Landed Volume 4327tonnes2016
Landed Volume 3896tonnes2017
Landed Volume 6804tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 10613tonnes1980
Catch 4377tonnes1981
Catch 4855tonnes1982
Catch 3933tonnes1983
Catch 4066tonnes1984
Catch 9187tonnes1985
Catch 7440tonnes1986
Catch 5823tonnes1987
Catch 10172tonnes1988
Catch 4949tonnes1989
Catch 6312tonnes1990
Catch 4398tonnes1991
Catch 5270tonnes1992
Catch 4409tonnes1993
Catch 4828tonnes1994
Catch 5076tonnes1995
Catch 5301tonnes1996
Catch 6651tonnes1997
Catch 4905tonnes1998
Catch 4127tonnes1999
Catch 2002tonnes2000
Catch 5461tonnes2001
Catch 2393tonnes2002
Catch 2399tonnes2003
Catch 2531tonnes2004
Catch 4387tonnes2005
Catch 4402tonnes2006
Catch 4629tonnes2007
Catch 4895tonnes2008
Catch 4594tonnes2009
Catch 4894tonnes2010
Catch 5202tonnes2011
Catch 5693tonnes2012
Catch 4828tonnes2013
Catch 5083tonnes2014
Catch 4891tonnes2015
Catch 4327tonnes2016
Catch 3896tonnes2017
Catch 6804tonnes2018
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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