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Angel shark (Squatina squatina) in the Northeast Atlantic

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posted on 2022-07-18, 11:38 authored by ICESICES

The  advice  given  in  2012  for  this  stock  is  valid  for  2013-2015:  “ICES  advises  on  the  basis  of  the  precautionary approach that there should be no catches of angel shark, and that it should remain a species prohibited from being fished. Measures should be taken to minimize bycatch.” The advice is summarized in the table below.


Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee

  • ACOM

Period covered by advice



ICES Advice: Recurrent advice

Recommended citation

ICES. 2014. Angel shark (Squatina squatina) in the Northeast Atlantic. ICES Advice 2014, 9.3.2.