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Capelin (Mallotus villosus) in subareas 5 and 14 and Division 2.a west of 5°W (Iceland and Faroes grounds, East Greenland, Jan Mayen area)

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posted on 2023-03-08, 09:43 authored by ICESICES

In the absence of defined reference points, the state of the stock cannot be evaluated. It is estimated that 328 000 t were left for spawning in spring 2009 which is below the management target. The 2007 year-class is estimated to be the second lowest in the time-series and not sufficient to start a fishery in 2009


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