Fisheries and Resources Monitoring System

Black-mouth dogfish - Bay of Biscay and Portuguese Waters East
Marine Resource  Fact Sheet
ICES Advice 2019
Black-mouth dogfish - Bay of Biscay and Portuguese Waters East
Fact Sheet Citation  
Black-mouth dogfish (Galeus melastomus) in Subarea 8 and Division 9.a (Bay of Biscay and Atlantic Iberian waters)
Owned byInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) – More
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FAO Names: en - Blackmouth catshark, fr - Chien espagnol, es - Pintarroja bocanegra

Fishery Indicators
Production: Landed Volume; Catch
Geographic extent of Black-mouth dogfish - Bay of Biscay and Portuguese Waters East
Main Descriptors
Considered a single stock: Yes        Spatial Scale: Sub-Regional
Reference year: 2018
Biological State and Trend
State & Trend Descriptors
Exploitation rateFMSY: UnknownNot applicableGray
Abundance levelBlim: UnknownNot applicable
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 20tonnes1997
Landed Volume 22tonnes1998
Landed Volume 22tonnes1999
Landed Volume 40tonnes2000
Landed Volume 30tonnes2001
Landed Volume 40tonnes2002
Landed Volume 33tonnes2003
Landed Volume 64tonnes2004
Landed Volume 91tonnes2005
Landed Volume 97tonnes2006
Landed Volume 130tonnes2007
Landed Volume 116tonnes2008
Landed Volume 93tonnes2009
Landed Volume 32tonnes2010
Landed Volume 3tonnes2011
Landed Volume 11tonnes2012
Landed Volume 16tonnes2013
Landed Volume 75tonnes2014
Landed Volume 148tonnes2015
Landed Volume 167tonnes2016
Landed Volume 158tonnes2017
Landed Volume 181tonnes2018
Fishery Indicators
TypeMeasureValueUnitTime period
ProductionCatch 20tonnes1997
Catch 22tonnes1998
Catch 22tonnes1999
Catch 40tonnes2000
Catch 30tonnes2001
Catch 40tonnes2002
Catch 622tonnes2003
Catch 534tonnes2004
Catch 624tonnes2005
Catch 651tonnes2006
Catch 1193tonnes2007
Catch 365tonnes2008
Catch 997tonnes2009
Catch 1338tonnes2010
Catch 740tonnes2011
Catch 1480tonnes2012
Catch 785tonnes2013
Catch 1206tonnes2014
Catch 196tonnes2015
Catch 336tonnes2016
Catch 449tonnes2017
Catch 454tonnes2018
Source of information
ICES Advice accessed through ICES Stock Assessment Database in 2020. ICES, Copenhagen.  Click to open
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