Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Ling - Faroes Grounds
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Ling - Faroes Grounds
Fact Sheet Citation  
Ling (Molva molva) in Division 5.b (Faroes grounds)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS from 2009. Previously monitored as: Ling - Northeast Atlantic
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Ling, fr - Lingue franche, es - Maruca, ru - Мольва обыкновенная

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Ling - Faroes Grounds
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2018
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY proxy: AboveHigh fishing mortalityGray
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 4488tonnes1988
Landed Volume 4652tonnes1989
Landed Volume 3857tonnes1990
Landed Volume 4512tonnes1991
Landed Volume 3614tonnes1992
Landed Volume 2856tonnes1993
Landed Volume 3622tonnes1994
Landed Volume 4070tonnes1995
Landed Volume 4896tonnes1996
Landed Volume 5657tonnes1997
Landed Volume 5359tonnes1998
Landed Volume 5238tonnes1999
Landed Volume 4109tonnes2000
Landed Volume 4609tonnes2001
Landed Volume 4139tonnes2002
Landed Volume 5453tonnes2003
Landed Volume 6039tonnes2004
Landed Volume 5849tonnes2005
Landed Volume 5213tonnes2006
Landed Volume 4731tonnes2007
Landed Volume 4747tonnes2008
Landed Volume 4643tonnes2009
Landed Volume 6129tonnes2010
Landed Volume 4843tonnes2011
Landed Volume 6011tonnes2012
Landed Volume 4133tonnes2013
Landed Volume 6655tonnes2014
Landed Volume 5976tonnes2015
Landed Volume 5890tonnes2016
Landed Volume 6195tonnes2017
Landed Volume 5185tonnes2018
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2020. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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