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Basking shark - Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Basking shark - Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Basking shark (Cetorhinus maximus) in Subareas 1-10, 12 and 14 (Northeast Atlantic and adjacent waters)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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Species:
FAO Names: en - Basking shark, fr - Pèlerin, es - Peregrino, ru - Акула гигантская

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Basking shark - Northeast Atlantic
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: No        Reference year: 2018
 
 
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
PartnerFIRMS
Exploitation rateFMSY: UnknownNot applicableGray
Abundance levelBlim: UnknownNot applicable

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: No
Exploitation
 

Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 3680tonnes1977
Landed Volume 3641tonnes1978
Landed Volume 5266tonnes1979
Landed Volume 3725tonnes1980
Landed Volume 1800tonnes1981
Landed Volume 2156tonnes1982
Landed Volume 1761tonnes1983
Landed Volume 2062tonnes1984
Landed Volume 1465tonnes1985
Landed Volume 1144tonnes1986
Landed Volume 165tonnes1987
Landed Volume 106tonnes1988
Landed Volume 593tonnes1989
Landed Volume 897tonnes1990
Landed Volume 753tonnes1991
Landed Volume 1697tonnes1992
Landed Volume 1374tonnes1993
Landed Volume 1078tonnes1994
Landed Volume 629tonnes1995
Landed Volume 793tonnes1996
Landed Volume 471tonnes1997
Landed Volume 56tonnes1998
Landed Volume 33tonnes1999
Landed Volume 119tonnes2000
Landed Volume 83tonnes2001
Landed Volume 55tonnes2002
Landed Volume 129tonnes2003
Landed Volume 99tonnes2004
Landed Volume 223tonnes2005
Landed Volume 17tonnes2006
Landed Volume 26tonnes2007
Landed Volume 5tonnes2008
Landed Volume 1tonnes2009
Landed Volume 1tonnes2010
Landed Volume 2tonnes2011
Landed Volume 24tonnes2012
Landed Volume 0tonnes2013
Landed Volume 0tonnes2014
Landed Volume 0tonnes2015
Landed Volume 0tonnes2016
Landed Volume 1tonnes2017
Landed Volume 0tonnes2018
Management
Management unit: No
Source of information
 
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2020. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to openhttp://standardgraphs.ices.dk/ViewCharts.aspx?key=13041
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