Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Greater forkbeard - Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Greater forkbeard - Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Greater forkbeard (Phycis blennoides) in the Northeast Atlantic
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FAO Names: en - Greater forkbeard, fr - Phycis de fond, es - Brótola de fango, ru - Налим нитеперый большеглазый

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Greater forkbeard - Northeast Atlantic
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
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: Slope (200 m - 1000 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 2960tonnes2005
Landed Volume 2686tonnes2006
Landed Volume 2949tonnes2007
Landed Volume 2038tonnes2008
Landed Volume 1311tonnes2009
Landed Volume 1288tonnes2010
Landed Volume 2201tonnes2011
Landed Volume 2641tonnes2012
Landed Volume 2143tonnes2013
Landed Volume 2265tonnes2014
Landed Volume 2175tonnes2015
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2021. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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