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Blackbellied angler - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2020
Blackbellied angler - Bay of Biscay South and Portuguese Waters East
Fact Sheet Citation  
Black-bellied anglerfish (Lophius budegassa) in Divisions 8.c and 9.a (Cantabrian Sea, 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 - Blackbellied angler, fr - Baudroie rousse, es - Rape negro

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume
Geographic extent of Blackbellied 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: 2019
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: AppropriateNo 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 2110tonnes1980
Landed Volume 2300tonnes1981
Landed Volume 2369tonnes1982
Landed Volume 2379tonnes1983
Landed Volume 1929tonnes1984
Landed Volume 1833tonnes1985
Landed Volume 2563tonnes1986
Landed Volume 3832tonnes1987
Landed Volume 3700tonnes1988
Landed Volume 2578tonnes1989
Landed Volume 2334tonnes1990
Landed Volume 2162tonnes1991
Landed Volume 2111tonnes1992
Landed Volume 2227tonnes1993
Landed Volume 1580tonnes1994
Landed Volume 1843tonnes1995
Landed Volume 1629tonnes1996
Landed Volume 1813tonnes1997
Landed Volume 2089tonnes1998
Landed Volume 1879tonnes1999
Landed Volume 1369tonnes2000
Landed Volume 1013tonnes2001
Landed Volume 810tonnes2002
Landed Volume 934tonnes2003
Landed Volume 993tonnes2004
Landed Volume 933tonnes2005
Landed Volume 1161tonnes2006
Landed Volume 1306tonnes2007
Landed Volume 957tonnes2008
Landed Volume 774tonnes2009
Landed Volume 754tonnes2010
Landed Volume 948tonnes2011
Landed Volume 1141tonnes2012
Landed Volume 1071tonnes2013
Landed Volume 998tonnes2014
Landed Volume 1047tonnes2015
Landed Volume 1014tonnes2016
Landed Volume 861tonnes2017
Landed Volume 773tonnes2018
Landed Volume 669tonnes2019
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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