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EU request to ICES on the assessment of the deep-sea status of certain fish species

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posted on 2022-05-23, 08:10 authored by ICESICES

ICES  considers  that  Reinhardtius  hippoglossoides  (Greenland  halibut),  Argentina  silus  (greater  silver  smelt),  Polyprion  americanus (“wreckfish”),  Pagellus  bogaraveo  (blackspot  seabream),Brosme  brosme  (tusk),  and  Phycis  blennoides  (greater forkbeard) doqualify, on scientific grounds, as deep-sea species.

ICES  considers  that Lepidopus  caudatus  (silver  scabbardfish),  Galeus  melastomus  (blackmouth catshark),  and  Molva  molva  (ling) do not qualify, on scientific grounds, as deep-sea species.

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