Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Blue Ling - Iceland Grounds and East Greenland
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2018
Blue Ling - Iceland Grounds and East Greenland
Fact Sheet Citation  
Blue ling (Molva dypterygia) in Subarea 14 and Division 5.a (East Greenland and Iceland grounds)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS from 2012. Previously monitored as: Blue Ling - Northeast Atlantic
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Blue ling, fr - Lingue bleue, es - Maruca azul, ru - Мольва голубая (=биркеланга)

Fishery Indicators
Production: Catch
Geographic extent of Blue Ling - Iceland Grounds and East Greenland
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 proxy: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
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
ProductionCatch 2541tonnes2000
Catch 2641tonnes2001
Catch 1384tonnes2002
Catch 1871tonnes2003
Catch 1207tonnes2004
Catch 1779tonnes2005
Catch 1859tonnes2006
Catch 2111tonnes2007
Catch 4147tonnes2008
Catch 4434tonnes2009
Catch 6952tonnes2010
Catch 6711tonnes2011
Catch 4900tonnes2012
Catch 3220tonnes2013
Catch 1692tonnes2014
Catch 1823tonnes2015
Catch 932tonnes2016
Catch 636tonnes2017
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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