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Sardine - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Sardine - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sardine (Sardina pilchardus) in Divisions 8.c and 9.a (Cantabrian Sea and Atlantic Iberian waters)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - European pilchard(=Sardine), fr - Sardine commune, es - Sardina europea, ar - سردين أوروبا, zh - 沙丁鱼, ru - Сардина европейская

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Sardine - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2015
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessedGray
Abundance levelMSY BTrigger: 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 146002tonnes1978
Landed Volume 157001tonnes1979
Landed Volume 195000tonnes1980
Landed Volume 217000tonnes1981
Landed Volume 207000tonnes1982
Landed Volume 184000tonnes1983
Landed Volume 206000tonnes1984
Landed Volume 208000tonnes1985
Landed Volume 187000tonnes1986
Landed Volume 178000tonnes1987
Landed Volume 162000tonnes1988
Landed Volume 141000tonnes1989
Landed Volume 149000tonnes1990
Landed Volume 133000tonnes1991
Landed Volume 130000tonnes1992
Landed Volume 142000tonnes1993
Landed Volume 137000tonnes1994
Landed Volume 125000tonnes1995
Landed Volume 117000tonnes1996
Landed Volume 116000tonnes1997
Landed Volume 109000tonnes1998
Landed Volume 94000tonnes1999
Landed Volume 86000tonnes2000
Landed Volume 102000tonnes2001
Landed Volume 100000tonnes2002
Landed Volume 98000tonnes2003
Landed Volume 98000tonnes2004
Landed Volume 97000tonnes2005
Landed Volume 87000tonnes2006
Landed Volume 96000tonnes2007
Landed Volume 101000tonnes2008
Landed Volume 87000tonnes2009
Landed Volume 90000tonnes2010
Landed Volume 80001tonnes2011
Landed Volume 55000tonnes2012
Landed Volume 46000tonnes2013
Landed Volume 28000tonnes2014
Landed Volume 21000tonnes2015
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 146002tonnes1978
Catch 157001tonnes1979
Catch 195000tonnes1980
Catch 217000tonnes1981
Catch 207000tonnes1982
Catch 184000tonnes1983
Catch 206000tonnes1984
Catch 208000tonnes1985
Catch 187000tonnes1986
Catch 178000tonnes1987
Catch 162000tonnes1988
Catch 141000tonnes1989
Catch 149000tonnes1990
Catch 133000tonnes1991
Catch 130000tonnes1992
Catch 142000tonnes1993
Catch 137000tonnes1994
Catch 125000tonnes1995
Catch 117000tonnes1996
Catch 116000tonnes1997
Catch 109000tonnes1998
Catch 94000tonnes1999
Catch 86000tonnes2000
Catch 102000tonnes2001
Catch 100000tonnes2002
Catch 98000tonnes2003
Catch 98000tonnes2004
Catch 97000tonnes2005
Catch 87000tonnes2006
Catch 96000tonnes2007
Catch 101000tonnes2008
Catch 87000tonnes2009
Catch 90000tonnes2010
Catch 80001tonnes2011
Catch 55000tonnes2012
Catch 46000tonnes2013
Catch 28000tonnes2014
Catch 21000tonnes2015
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2019. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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