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Sprat - Baltic Sea
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2020
Sprat - Baltic Sea
Fact Sheet Citation  
Sprat (Sprattus sprattus) in Subdivisions 22-32 (Baltic Sea)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - European sprat, fr - Sprat, es - Espadín, ru - Шпрот европейский

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Sprat - Baltic Sea
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Management unit: Yes        Reference year: 2019
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 242000tonnes1974
Landed Volume 201000tonnes1975
Landed Volume 195000tonnes1976
Landed Volume 181000tonnes1977
Landed Volume 132000tonnes1978
Landed Volume 77000tonnes1979
Landed Volume 58000tonnes1980
Landed Volume 49000tonnes1981
Landed Volume 49000tonnes1982
Landed Volume 37000tonnes1983
Landed Volume 53000tonnes1984
Landed Volume 70000tonnes1985
Landed Volume 76000tonnes1986
Landed Volume 88000tonnes1987
Landed Volume 80000tonnes1988
Landed Volume 86000tonnes1989
Landed Volume 86000tonnes1990
Landed Volume 103000tonnes1991
Landed Volume 142000tonnes1992
Landed Volume 178000tonnes1993
Landed Volume 289000tonnes1994
Landed Volume 313000tonnes1995
Landed Volume 441000tonnes1996
Landed Volume 529000tonnes1997
Landed Volume 471000tonnes1998
Landed Volume 421000tonnes1999
Landed Volume 389000tonnes2000
Landed Volume 342000tonnes2001
Landed Volume 343000tonnes2002
Landed Volume 308000tonnes2003
Landed Volume 374000tonnes2004
Landed Volume 405000tonnes2005
Landed Volume 352000tonnes2006
Landed Volume 388000tonnes2007
Landed Volume 381000tonnes2008
Landed Volume 407000tonnes2009
Landed Volume 342000tonnes2010
Landed Volume 268000tonnes2011
Landed Volume 231000tonnes2012
Landed Volume 272000tonnes2013
Landed Volume 244000tonnes2014
Landed Volume 247000tonnes2015
Landed Volume 247000tonnes2016
Landed Volume 286000tonnes2017
Landed Volume 309000tonnes2018
Landed Volume 314000tonnes2019
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 242000tonnes1974
Catch 201000tonnes1975
Catch 195000tonnes1976
Catch 181000tonnes1977
Catch 132000tonnes1978
Catch 77000tonnes1979
Catch 58000tonnes1980
Catch 49000tonnes1981
Catch 49000tonnes1982
Catch 37000tonnes1983
Catch 53000tonnes1984
Catch 70000tonnes1985
Catch 76000tonnes1986
Catch 88000tonnes1987
Catch 80000tonnes1988
Catch 86000tonnes1989
Catch 86000tonnes1990
Catch 103000tonnes1991
Catch 142000tonnes1992
Catch 178000tonnes1993
Catch 289000tonnes1994
Catch 313000tonnes1995
Catch 441000tonnes1996
Catch 529000tonnes1997
Catch 471000tonnes1998
Catch 421000tonnes1999
Catch 389000tonnes2000
Catch 342000tonnes2001
Catch 343000tonnes2002
Catch 308000tonnes2003
Catch 374000tonnes2004
Catch 405000tonnes2005
Catch 352000tonnes2006
Catch 388000tonnes2007
Catch 381000tonnes2008
Catch 407000tonnes2009
Catch 342000tonnes2010
Catch 268000tonnes2011
Catch 231000tonnes2012
Catch 272000tonnes2013
Catch 244000tonnes2014
Catch 247000tonnes2015
Catch 247000tonnes2016
Catch 286000tonnes2017
Catch 309000tonnes2018
Catch 314000tonnes2019
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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