Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Sprat - Channel
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2017
Sprat - Channel
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sprat (Sprattus sprattus) in Divisions 7.d and 7.e (English Channel)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - European sprat, fr - Sprat, es - Espadín, ru - Шпрот европейский

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Sprat - 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: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessedGray
Abundance levelMSYBTrigger: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed

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 3785tonnes1985
Landed Volume 1178tonnes1986
Landed Volume 2714tonnes1987
Landed Volume 5476tonnes1988
Landed Volume 3622tonnes1989
Landed Volume 2249tonnes1990
Landed Volume 2567tonnes1991
Landed Volume 7215tonnes1992
Landed Volume 1801tonnes1993
Landed Volume 6789tonnes1994
Landed Volume 3600tonnes1995
Landed Volume 1791tonnes1996
Landed Volume 2867tonnes1997
Landed Volume 5714tonnes1998
Landed Volume 6623tonnes1999
Landed Volume 1695tonnes2000
Landed Volume 1349tonnes2001
Landed Volume 1196tonnes2002
Landed Volume 1442tonnes2003
Landed Volume 842tonnes2004
Landed Volume 1635tonnes2005
Landed Volume 1976tonnes2006
Landed Volume 2706tonnes2007
Landed Volume 3367tonnes2008
Landed Volume 2775tonnes2009
Landed Volume 4410tonnes2010
Landed Volume 3176tonnes2011
Landed Volume 4474tonnes2012
Landed Volume 3793tonnes2013
Landed Volume 3658tonnes2014
Landed Volume 3012tonnes2015
Landed Volume 3339tonnes2016
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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