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Megrim - West of Ireland, Porcupine Bank, English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea, Southwest of Ireland and Bay of Biscay
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2020
Megrim - West of Ireland, Porcupine Bank, English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea, Southwest of Ireland and Bay of Biscay
Fact Sheet Citation  
Megrim (Lepidorhombus whiffiagonis) in Divisions 7.b-k, 8.a-b, and 8.d (west and southwest of Ireland, Bay of Biscay)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Megrim, fr - Cardine franche, es - Gallo del Norte

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Megrim - West of Ireland, Porcupine Bank, English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea, Southwest of Ireland and Bay of Biscay
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2019
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 16659tonnes1984
Landed Volume 17865tonnes1985
Landed Volume 18927tonnes1986
Landed Volume 17114tonnes1987
Landed Volume 17577tonnes1988
Landed Volume 19233tonnes1989
Landed Volume 14370tonnes1990
Landed Volume 15094tonnes1991
Landed Volume 15600tonnes1992
Landed Volume 14929tonnes1993
Landed Volume 13684tonnes1994
Landed Volume 15862tonnes1995
Landed Volume 15109tonnes1996
Landed Volume 14230tonnes1997
Landed Volume 14345tonnes1998
Landed Volume 13305tonnes1999
Landed Volume 15031tonnes2000
Landed Volume 15778tonnes2001
Landed Volume 15987tonnes2002
Landed Volume 15711tonnes2003
Landed Volume 14358tonnes2004
Landed Volume 12888tonnes2005
Landed Volume 12037tonnes2006
Landed Volume 13060tonnes2007
Landed Volume 11048tonnes2008
Landed Volume 15064tonnes2009
Landed Volume 15101tonnes2010
Landed Volume 13226tonnes2011
Landed Volume 14433tonnes2012
Landed Volume 16025tonnes2013
Landed Volume 13277tonnes2014
Landed Volume 11569tonnes2015
Landed Volume 11548tonnes2016
Landed Volume 13784tonnes2017
Landed Volume 12147tonnes2018
Landed Volume 12164tonnes2019
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 18828tonnes1984
Catch 19597tonnes1985
Catch 21248tonnes1986
Catch 18819tonnes1987
Catch 19302tonnes1988
Catch 21815tonnes1989
Catch 17654tonnes1990
Catch 18376tonnes1991
Catch 18588tonnes1992
Catch 18037tonnes1993
Catch 16384tonnes1994
Catch 19068tonnes1995
Catch 18135tonnes1996
Catch 17296tonnes1997
Catch 19716tonnes1998
Catch 16601tonnes1999
Catch 16901tonnes2000
Catch 18040tonnes2001
Catch 18800tonnes2002
Catch 19719tonnes2003
Catch 20602tonnes2004
Catch 16163tonnes2005
Catch 15788tonnes2006
Catch 16092tonnes2007
Catch 13908tonnes2008
Catch 18342tonnes2009
Catch 20444tonnes2010
Catch 17413tonnes2011
Catch 18137tonnes2012
Catch 20910tonnes2013
Catch 15846tonnes2014
Catch 13076tonnes2015
Catch 13992tonnes2016
Catch 15957tonnes2017
Catch 13885tonnes2018
Catch 13153tonnes2019
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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