Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

European hake - North Tyrrhenian and Corsica
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
Stock status report 2004
European hake - North Tyrrhenian and Corsica
Fact Sheet Citation  
Merluccius merluccius - North Tyrrhenian and Corsica
Owned byGeneral Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS up to 2004. Subsequently monitored as: European hake - Ligurian and North Tyrrhenian Sea
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - European hake, fr - Merlu européen, es - Merluza europea, ru - Мерлуза восточноатлантическая
Geographic extent of European hake - North Tyrrhenian and Corsica
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2003
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateModerate fishing mortality
High fishing mortality
Abundance levelLow abundance
FAO Categories
Exploitation stateOverexploited
Habitat and Biology
Bottom type: Soft bottom; Hard bottom.   Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m); Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Horizontal distribution: Neritic.   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: Straddling between High Seas and EEZ

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

North Tyrrhenian and Corsica
Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Source of information
“REPORT OF THE SIXTH STOCK ASSESSMENT SUB-COMMITTEE MEETING (SCSA). Malaga (Spain). 10-12 May 2004” SCSA 2004 FAO - COPEMED Click to open/fishery/docs/DOCUMENT/gfcm/sac_scsa/2004/SCSA_REPORT_2004.pdf
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