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Anglerfish - Western Channel and Bay of Biscay
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2005
Anglerfish - Western Channel and Bay of Biscay
Fact Sheet Citation  
Anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius and L. budegassa) in Divisions VIIb-k and VIIIa,b,d
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Geographic extent of Anglerfish - Western Channel and Bay of Biscay
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: No        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2004
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateUncertain/Not assessedUncertain/Not assessed
Abundance levelVirgin or high abundancePre-exploitation biomass or high abundance
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Shelf (50 m - 200 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Geographical Distribution
Jurisdictional distribution: National

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: No
Management unit: Yes
Source of information
“Report of the ICES Advisory Committee on Fishery Management, Advisory Committee on the Marine Environment and Advisory Committee on Ecosystems, 2005” ICES 2005 ICES Click to open
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