Report of the Blue Whiting Assessement Working Group
The Blue Whiting Assessment Working Group (Chairman: Mr T. Monstad) met at ICES Headquarters from 13 to 19 September 1989 (C.Res.l988/2:4:22) to:
a) assess the status of and provide catch options for 1990 within safe biological limits for the northern and southern blue whiting stock;
b) update the information on the zonal distribution of the stock and the fisheries on the northern blue whiting stock;
c) reevaluate the basis for separate northern and southern stock.
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee