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Black Scabbardfish - Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Black Scabbardfish - Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Black scabbardfish (Aphanopus carbo) in Subareas 1, 2, 4, 6-8, 10, 14 and Divisions 3.a, 5.a, 5.b, 9.a and 12.b (Northeast Atlantic)
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FAO Names: en - Black scabbardfish, fr - Sabre noir, es - Sable negro, zh - 黑等鳍叉尾带鱼, ru - Рыба-сабля угольная
Geographic extent of Black Scabbardfish - Northeast Atlantic
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2015
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessedGray
Abundance levelMSY BTrigger: UndefinedUncertain/Not assessed
Habitat and Biology
Depth zone: Slope (200 m - 1000 m).   Vertical distribution: Demersal/Benthic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2021. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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