Herring (Clupea harengus) in Subdivision 28.1 (Gulf of Riga)
ICES advises that when the EU multiannual plan (MAP) for the Baltic Sea is applied, the catches in 2023 that correspond to the F ranges in the plan are between 33 519 tonnes and 50 079 tonnes. According to the MAP, catches higher than those corresponding to FMSY (43 226 tonnes) can only be taken under conditions specified in the plan, whilst the entire range is considered precautionary when applying ICES advice rule. This advice applies to all catches from the stock in subdivisions 28.1 and 28.2.
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