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Anglerfish - Skagerrak, Kattegat, North Sea, West of Scotland and Rockall
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Anglerfish - Skagerrak, Kattegat, North Sea, West of Scotland and Rockall
Fact Sheet Citation  
Anglerfish (Lophius budegassa, Lophius piscatorius) in Subareas 4 and 6, and Division 3.a (North Sea, Rockall and West of Scotland, Skagerrak and Kattegat)
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Geographic extent of Anglerfish - Skagerrak, Kattegat, North Sea, West of Scotland and Rockall
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: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessedGray
Abundance levelMSY Btrigger: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
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 17441tonnes1991
Landed Volume 21872tonnes1992
Landed Volume 23971tonnes1993
Landed Volume 25057tonnes1994
Landed Volume 28913tonnes1995
Landed Volume 35100tonnes1996
Landed Volume 32728tonnes1997
Landed Volume 25293tonnes1998
Landed Volume 21854tonnes1999
Landed Volume 19682tonnes2000
Landed Volume 19157tonnes2001
Landed Volume 15067tonnes2002
Landed Volume 12008tonnes2003
Landed Volume 11976tonnes2004
Landed Volume 13728tonnes2005
Landed Volume 13292tonnes2006
Landed Volume 14564tonnes2007
Landed Volume 15878tonnes2008
Landed Volume 15372tonnes2009
Landed Volume 12136tonnes2010
Landed Volume 12902tonnes2011
Landed Volume 11143tonnes2012
Landed Volume 11375tonnes2013
Landed Volume 14406tonnes2014
Landed Volume 15663tonnes2015
Landed Volume 19412tonnes2016
Landed Volume 21719tonnes2017
Landed Volume 21572tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 12189tonnes1973
Catch 7801tonnes1974
Catch 8299tonnes1975
Catch 9021tonnes1976
Catch 8774tonnes1977
Catch 8172tonnes1978
Catch 8123tonnes1979
Catch 8485tonnes1980
Catch 5623tonnes1981
Catch 7104tonnes1982
Catch 8542tonnes1983
Catch 11075tonnes1984
Catch 12078tonnes1985
Catch 12343tonnes1986
Catch 15377tonnes1987
Catch 17973tonnes1988
Catch 16451tonnes1989
Catch 17605tonnes1990
Catch 18369tonnes1991
Catch 20807tonnes1992
Catch 22596tonnes1993
Catch 25155tonnes1994
Catch 29055tonnes1995
Catch 35039tonnes1996
Catch 32853tonnes1997
Catch 25471tonnes1998
Catch 21230tonnes1999
Catch 18973tonnes2000
Catch 19304tonnes2001
Catch 15978tonnes2002
Catch 13004tonnes2003
Catch 13496tonnes2004
Catch 13557tonnes2005
Catch 15152tonnes2006
Catch 16430tonnes2007
Catch 16918tonnes2008
Catch 16008tonnes2009
Catch 13833tonnes2010
Catch 13679tonnes2011
Catch 12266tonnes2012
Catch 12141tonnes2013
Catch 13286tonnes2014
Catch 16162tonnes2015
Catch 19553tonnes2016
Catch 22023tonnes2017
Catch 21350tonnes2018
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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