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Kitefin shark (Dalatias licha) in subareas 1–10, 12, and 14 (the Northeast Atlantic and adjacent waters)

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posted on 2022-10-07, 08:45 authored by ICESICES

The advice given in 2012 for this stock is biennial and valid for 2013 and 2014 (see ICES, 2012a): “ICES advises on the basis of the precautionary approach that no targeted fisheries should be permitted unless there are reliable estimates of current exploitation rates and sufficient data to assess productivity. There should be no fisheries unless there is evidence that this will be sustainable.” The advice is summarized in the table below


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  • ACOM

Period covered by advice



ICES Advice: Recurrent advice