Cuckoo ray (Leucoraja naevus) in Subareas and Divisions VI, VII, and VIIIa,b ,d
Based on the ICES approach to data-limited stocks, ICES advises that landings should be reduced by 34%. Based on estimated species-specific landings, this would imply landings of 1998 t in each of 2015 and 2016. Discarding is known to take place but has not been quantified, and there is some discard survival.
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