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Herring (Clupea harengus) in subdivisions 20–24, spring spawners (Skagerrak, Kattegat, and western Baltic)

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posted on 2023-05-31, 09:38 authored by ICESICES

ICES advises that when the MSY approach and precautionary considerations are applied, there should be zero catch in 2024.

This advice applies to the catch of western Baltic spring-spawning herring (WBSS) in subdivisions 20–24 and the eastern part of Subarea 4 (Figure 3).


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  • ACOM

Period covered by advice



ICES Advice: Recurrent advice

Recommended citation

ICES. 2023. Herring (Clupea harengus) in subdivisions 20-24, spring spawners (Skagerrak, Kattegat, and western Baltic). In Report of the ICES Advisory Committee, 2023. ICES Advice 2023, her.27.20-24.