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Cod - Baltic Sea (Western part)
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2018
Cod - Baltic Sea (Western part)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Cod (Gadus morhua) in Subdivisions 22-24, western Baltic stock (western Baltic Sea)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Atlantic cod, fr - Morue de l'Atlantique, es - Bacalao del Atlántico, zh - 大西洋鳕, ru - Треска атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Cod - Baltic Sea (Western part)
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2017
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: AboveHigh fishing mortalityRed
Abundance levelBlim: Reduced reproductive capacityDepleted

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 21409tonnes1994
Landed Volume 29854tonnes1995
Landed Volume 38335tonnes1996
Landed Volume 37009tonnes1997
Landed Volume 29628tonnes1998
Landed Volume 35817tonnes1999
Landed Volume 31653tonnes2000
Landed Volume 26983tonnes2001
Landed Volume 19592tonnes2002
Landed Volume 18055tonnes2003
Landed Volume 15916tonnes2004
Landed Volume 16845tonnes2005
Landed Volume 16472tonnes2006
Landed Volume 15859tonnes2007
Landed Volume 11148tonnes2008
Landed Volume 7093tonnes2009
Landed Volume 7641tonnes2010
Landed Volume 8845tonnes2011
Landed Volume 8654tonnes2012
Landed Volume 7742tonnes2013
Landed Volume 8099tonnes2014
Landed Volume 8372tonnes2015
Landed Volume 6233tonnes2016
Landed Volume 3923tonnes2017
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 25307tonnes1994
Catch 35130tonnes1995
Catch 47422tonnes1996
Catch 43283tonnes1997
Catch 37577tonnes1998
Catch 42450tonnes1999
Catch 37833tonnes2000
Catch 31933tonnes2001
Catch 23217tonnes2002
Catch 23898tonnes2003
Catch 20394tonnes2004
Catch 22866tonnes2005
Catch 20048tonnes2006
Catch 18902tonnes2007
Catch 13016tonnes2008
Catch 9355tonnes2009
Catch 10742tonnes2010
Catch 10911tonnes2011
Catch 11659tonnes2012
Catch 10716tonnes2013
Catch 11450tonnes2014
Catch 11982tonnes2015
Catch 8705tonnes2016
Catch 5048tonnes2017
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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