Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Herring - Gulf of Bothnia
Marine Resource  Observation Sheet
ICES Advice 2018
Herring - Gulf of Bothnia
Fact Sheet Citation  
Herring (Clupea harengus) in Subdivisions 30 and 31 (Gulf of Bothnia)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS from 2017. Previously monitored as: Herring - Bothnian Sea
; Herring - Bothnian Bay
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Atlantic herring, fr - Hareng de l'Atlantique, es - Arenque del Atlántico, ru - Сельдь атлантическая

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Herring - Gulf of Bothnia
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2017
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: AboveHigh fishing mortality
Abundance levelBlim: Full reproductive capacityPre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Intermediate abundance

Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Pelagic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes

Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 29809tonnes1980
Landed Volume 21526tonnes1981
Landed Volume 26499tonnes1982
Landed Volume 26208tonnes1983
Landed Volume 34545tonnes1984
Landed Volume 35432tonnes1985
Landed Volume 35579tonnes1986
Landed Volume 32628tonnes1987
Landed Volume 36418tonnes1988
Landed Volume 33086tonnes1989
Landed Volume 39180tonnes1990
Landed Volume 33419tonnes1991
Landed Volume 46610tonnes1992
Landed Volume 49314tonnes1993
Landed Volume 61986tonnes1994
Landed Volume 65547tonnes1995
Landed Volume 61303tonnes1996
Landed Volume 69808tonnes1997
Landed Volume 62474tonnes1998
Landed Volume 66502tonnes1999
Landed Volume 58852tonnes2000
Landed Volume 57806tonnes2001
Landed Volume 53969tonnes2002
Landed Volume 53644tonnes2003
Landed Volume 61423tonnes2004
Landed Volume 62911tonnes2005
Landed Volume 71318tonnes2006
Landed Volume 78678tonnes2007
Landed Volume 67914tonnes2008
Landed Volume 71248tonnes2009
Landed Volume 72590tonnes2010
Landed Volume 81850tonnes2011
Landed Volume 106007tonnes2012
Landed Volume 114396tonnes2013
Landed Volume 115366tonnes2014
Landed Volume 114942tonnes2015
Landed Volume 130029tonnes2016
Landed Volume 104358tonnes2017
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2019. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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