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Norway lobster - West European Basin (Celtic Sea)
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2009
Norway lobster - West European Basin (Celtic Sea)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Nephrops in Divisions VIIf,g,h, excluding rectangles 31 E1 and 32 E1-E2 + VIIa, south of 53oN (Management Area M)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Norway lobster, fr - Langoustine, es - Cigala
Geographic extent of Norway lobster - West European Basin (Celtic Sea)
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2008
 
 
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
PartnerFIRMS
Exploitation rateUndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
Abundance levelUndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: National

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Assessment
 
Scientific Advice

Single-stock exploitation boundaries

The advice for 2009 as provided in 2008 is biennial and valid for 2009 and 2010 (see ICES, 2008 and below).


Table 5.4.34.6.1 Nephrops in Functional Units 20–22, Celtic Sea. Single stock exploitation boundaries (advice), management and landings.
Year ICES advice ICES advice for the Celtic Sea (FU20–22) Recommended TAC for VIIg1) and VIIh ICES landings (FU20–22)
1987       3.4
1988       3.2
1989       4.0
1990       4.3
1991       3.3
1992     ~3.8 4.2
1993     3.8 4.4
1994     3.8 4.9
1995     3.8 5.2
1996     3.8 4.6
1997     3.8 4.0
1998     3.8 3.8
1999     3.8 2.8
2000     3.8 4.6
2001     3.8 4.6
2002     3.8 4.6
2003     3.8 4.9
2004 Adjust TAC in line with landings of most recent 10 years   4.6 4.2
2005 Adjust TAC in line with landings of most recent 10 years   4.6 4.9
2006 Recent average landings 2000–2002   4.6 4.3
2007 No increase in effort   - 5.3
2008 No increase in effort   -- 6.0
2009 No increase in effort and landings (2007) <5.3    
2010 No new advice, same as for 2009 <5.3    

Weights in ‘000 t.

1) Excluding rectangles on the southern coast of Ireland (31E1, 32E1–2, 33E2–3).



Management
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
 
ICES.2009.Report of the ICES Advisory Committee, 2009. ICES Advice, 2009.
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