Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Hake - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Hake - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Fact Sheet Citation  
Hake (Merluccius merluccius) in Divisions 8.c and 9.a, Southern stock (Cantabrian Sea and Atlantic Iberian waters)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - European hake, fr - Merlu européen, es - Merluza europea, ru - Мерлуза восточноатлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Hake - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
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: AboveHigh 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 17592tonnes1982
Landed Volume 22950tonnes1983
Landed Volume 22179tonnes1984
Landed Volume 18941tonnes1985
Landed Volume 17161tonnes1986
Landed Volume 16185tonnes1987
Landed Volume 16653tonnes1988
Landed Volume 13786tonnes1989
Landed Volume 13190tonnes1990
Landed Volume 12827tonnes1991
Landed Volume 13798tonnes1992
Landed Volume 11484tonnes1993
Landed Volume 9865tonnes1994
Landed Volume 12239tonnes1995
Landed Volume 9715tonnes1996
Landed Volume 8498tonnes1997
Landed Volume 7683tonnes1998
Landed Volume 7170tonnes1999
Landed Volume 7902tonnes2000
Landed Volume 7580tonnes2001
Landed Volume 6690tonnes2002
Landed Volume 6744tonnes2003
Landed Volume 6942tonnes2004
Landed Volume 8333tonnes2005
Landed Volume 10816tonnes2006
Landed Volume 14932tonnes2007
Landed Volume 16795tonnes2008
Landed Volume 19240tonnes2009
Landed Volume 15368tonnes2010
Landed Volume 17062tonnes2011
Landed Volume 14573tonnes2012
Landed Volume 11353tonnes2013
Landed Volume 11875tonnes2014
Landed Volume 11547tonnes2015
Landed Volume 12210tonnes2016
Landed Volume 9103tonnes2017
Landed Volume 10123tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 17592tonnes1982
Catch 22950tonnes1983
Catch 22179tonnes1984
Catch 18941tonnes1985
Catch 17161tonnes1986
Catch 16185tonnes1987
Catch 16653tonnes1988
Catch 13786tonnes1989
Catch 13190tonnes1990
Catch 12827tonnes1991
Catch 14271tonnes1992
Catch 12167tonnes1993
Catch 10859tonnes1994
Catch 14341tonnes1995
Catch 11625tonnes1996
Catch 10768tonnes1997
Catch 9364tonnes1998
Catch 8689tonnes1999
Catch 9737tonnes2000
Catch 9242tonnes2001
Catch 8182tonnes2002
Catch 8205tonnes2003
Catch 7855tonnes2004
Catch 10310tonnes2005
Catch 14077tonnes2006
Catch 17436tonnes2007
Catch 19106tonnes2008
Catch 22175tonnes2009
Catch 16948tonnes2010
Catch 19010tonnes2011
Catch 16396tonnes2012
Catch 13906tonnes2013
Catch 14478tonnes2014
Catch 13839tonnes2015
Catch 14523tonnes2016
Catch 10779tonnes2017
Catch 12065tonnes2018
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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