Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Tusk - Other areas of Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Tusk - Other areas of Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Tusk (Brosme brosme) in Subareas 4 and 7-9 and Divisions 3.a, 5.b, 6.a, and 12.b (Northeast Atlantic)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS from 2009. Previously monitored as: Tusk - Northeast Atlantic
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Tusk(=Cusk), fr - Brosme, es - Brosmio, ar - بروسمة, zh - 单鳍鳕, ru - Менек (=морской налим)

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Tusk - Other areas of Northeast Atlantic
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: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Above possible reference pointsPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes

Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 12298tonnes1988
Landed Volume 14130tonnes1989
Landed Volume 12948tonnes1990
Landed Volume 12500tonnes1991
Landed Volume 12370tonnes1992
Landed Volume 10048tonnes1993
Landed Volume 9136tonnes1994
Landed Volume 8904tonnes1995
Landed Volume 8234tonnes1996
Landed Volume 7016tonnes1997
Landed Volume 7510tonnes1998
Landed Volume 7156tonnes1999
Landed Volume 8300tonnes2000
Landed Volume 9248tonnes2001
Landed Volume 7280tonnes2002
Landed Volume 6500tonnes2003
Landed Volume 6125tonnes2004
Landed Volume 6553tonnes2005
Landed Volume 7249tonnes2006
Landed Volume 7119tonnes2007
Landed Volume 7466tonnes2008
Landed Volume 6849tonnes2009
Landed Volume 8136tonnes2010
Landed Volume 6361tonnes2011
Landed Volume 6848tonnes2012
Landed Volume 4673tonnes2013
Landed Volume 4585tonnes2014
Landed Volume 5155tonnes2015
Landed Volume 4820tonnes2016
Landed Volume 3916tonnes2017
Landed Volume 4411tonnes2018
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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