Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Angler - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Angler - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Fact Sheet Citation  
White anglerfish (Lophius piscatorius) in Divisions 8.c and 9.a (Cantabrian Sea and Atlantic Iberian waters)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
Monitoring periodThis marine resource is reported in FIRMS from 2018. Previously monitored as: Angler fish - Bay of Biscay and Iberian Basin
Related observationsLocate in inventorydisplay tree map
FAO Names: en - Angler(=Monk), fr - Baudroie commune, es - Rape, ar - عفريت البحر شائع, zh - 鮟鱇, ru - Удильщик европейский (=морской черт)

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Angler - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
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: BelowNo or low fishing mortality
Moderate 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: Demersal/Benthic.  

Water Area Overview
Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional

Geo References
Resource Structure
Considered a single stock: Yes
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionLanded Volume 4817tonnes1980
Landed Volume 5566tonnes1981
Landed Volume 5782tonnes1982
Landed Volume 6113tonnes1983
Landed Volume 6031tonnes1984
Landed Volume 6139tonnes1985
Landed Volume 6870tonnes1986
Landed Volume 5139tonnes1987
Landed Volume 6321tonnes1988
Landed Volume 4995tonnes1989
Landed Volume 3790tonnes1990
Landed Volume 3640tonnes1991
Landed Volume 3382tonnes1992
Landed Volume 2329tonnes1993
Landed Volume 2007tonnes1994
Landed Volume 1835tonnes1995
Landed Volume 2956tonnes1996
Landed Volume 3715tonnes1997
Landed Volume 2981tonnes1998
Landed Volume 1933tonnes1999
Landed Volume 1256tonnes2000
Landed Volume 788tonnes2001
Landed Volume 1093tonnes2002
Landed Volume 2326tonnes2003
Landed Volume 3258tonnes2004
Landed Volume 3827tonnes2005
Landed Volume 2998tonnes2006
Landed Volume 2377tonnes2007
Landed Volume 2372tonnes2008
Landed Volume 2307tonnes2009
Landed Volume 1620tonnes2010
Landed Volume 1156tonnes2011
Landed Volume 1396tonnes2012
Landed Volume 1540tonnes2013
Landed Volume 2033tonnes2014
Landed Volume 1771tonnes2015
Landed Volume 1809tonnes2016
Landed Volume 1447tonnes2017
Landed Volume 1153tonnes2018
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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