Report of the Herring Assessment Working Group for the area South of 62° N (HAWG)
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The ICES herring assessment working group (HAWG) met for eight days in March 2016 to assess the state of five herring stocks and four sprat stocks/populations. HAWG also provided advice for seven sandeel stocks but reported on those prior to this meeting. The working group conducted update assessments for five of the herring stocks. An analytical assessment was performed for North Sea sprat and data limited assessments were conducted for English Channel sprat, Celtic Sea sprat and 3.a sprat.
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