Cod (Gadus morhua) in Subdivision 21 (Kattegat)
Based on the most recent estimates of SSB (in 2009) ICES classifies the stock as suffering reduced reproductive capacity. The SSB trend indicates a fivefold decrease since 1970 and SSB has been at a historically low level since the early 2000s. Current level of fishing mortality is unknown. Recruitment in recent years has been the lowest in the time series.
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