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Sandeel - Skagerrak, Northern and Central North Sea (Sandeel Area 3r)
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2018
Sandeel - Skagerrak, Northern and Central North Sea (Sandeel Area 3r)
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sandeel (Ammodytes spp.) in Divisions 4.a and 4.b, and Subdivision 20, Sandeel Area 3r (Skagerrak, northern and central North Sea)
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FAO Names: en - Sandeels(=Sandlances) nei, fr - Lançons nca, es - Lanzones nep, ru - Песчанковые

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Sandeel - Skagerrak, Northern and Central North Sea (Sandeel Area 3r)
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2017
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UnknownNot applicable
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 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 282315tonnes1986
Landed Volume 395296tonnes1987
Landed Volume 330358tonnes1988
Landed Volume 350409tonnes1989
Landed Volume 163224tonnes1990
Landed Volume 274839tonnes1991
Landed Volume 86788tonnes1992
Landed Volume 175786tonnes1993
Landed Volume 267281tonnes1994
Landed Volume 173607tonnes1995
Landed Volume 159024tonnes1996
Landed Volume 470670tonnes1997
Landed Volume 462081tonnes1998
Landed Volume 191253tonnes1999
Landed Volume 186837tonnes2000
Landed Volume 193684tonnes2001
Landed Volume 116298tonnes2002
Landed Volume 34673tonnes2003
Landed Volume 31285tonnes2004
Landed Volume 13991tonnes2005
Landed Volume 7094tonnes2006
Landed Volume 74972tonnes2007
Landed Volume 74933tonnes2008
Landed Volume 6261tonnes2009
Landed Volume 61241tonnes2010
Landed Volume 92452tonnes2011
Landed Volume 40116tonnes2012
Landed Volume 9844tonnes2013
Landed Volume 90876tonnes2014
Landed Volume 104631tonnes2015
Landed Volume 42845tonnes2016
Landed Volume 120933tonnes2017
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 282315tonnes1986
Catch 395296tonnes1987
Catch 330358tonnes1988
Catch 350409tonnes1989
Catch 163224tonnes1990
Catch 274839tonnes1991
Catch 86788tonnes1992
Catch 175786tonnes1993
Catch 267281tonnes1994
Catch 173607tonnes1995
Catch 159024tonnes1996
Catch 470670tonnes1997
Catch 462081tonnes1998
Catch 191253tonnes1999
Catch 186837tonnes2000
Catch 193684tonnes2001
Catch 116298tonnes2002
Catch 34673tonnes2003
Catch 31285tonnes2004
Catch 13991tonnes2005
Catch 7094tonnes2006
Catch 74972tonnes2007
Catch 74933tonnes2008
Catch 6261tonnes2009
Catch 61241tonnes2010
Catch 92452tonnes2011
Catch 40116tonnes2012
Catch 9844tonnes2013
Catch 90876tonnes2014
Catch 104631tonnes2015
Catch 42845tonnes2016
Catch 120933tonnes2017
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database on March 2018. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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