Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Orange roughy - Northeast Atlantic
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2016
Orange roughy - Northeast Atlantic
Fact Sheet Citation  
Orange Roughy (Hoplostethus atlanticus) in the Northeast Atlantic
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Orange roughy, fr - Hoplostète orange, es - Reloj anaranjado, ru - Большеголов атлантический (=берикс исландский)

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Orange roughy - 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
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 0tonnes1988
Landed Volume 8tonnes1989
Landed Volume 39tonnes1990
Landed Volume 5021tonnes1991
Landed Volume 4950tonnes1992
Landed Volume 2950tonnes1993
Landed Volume 2813tonnes1994
Landed Volume 2307tonnes1995
Landed Volume 2427tonnes1996
Landed Volume 1741tonnes1997
Landed Volume 1693tonnes1998
Landed Volume 1682tonnes1999
Landed Volume 1954tonnes2000
Landed Volume 4637tonnes2001
Landed Volume 5835tonnes2002
Landed Volume 1004tonnes2003
Landed Volume 1250tonnes2004
Landed Volume 571tonnes2005
Landed Volume 566tonnes2006
Landed Volume 257tonnes2007
Landed Volume 198tonnes2008
Landed Volume 85tonnes2009
Landed Volume 94tonnes2010
Landed Volume 175tonnes2011
Landed Volume 65tonnes2012
Landed Volume 67tonnes2013
Landed Volume 48tonnes2014
Landed Volume 90tonnes2015
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2021. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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