Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

European eel - Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
European eel - Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
European eel (Anguilla anguilla) throughout its natural range
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FAO Names: en - European eel, fr - Anguille d'Europe, es - Anguila europea, zh - 欧洲鳗鲡, ru - Угорь европейский
Geographic extent of European eel - Northeast Atlantic
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2016
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessedGray
Abundance levelMSY BTrigger: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Coastal (0 m - 50 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2019. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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