Whiting (Merlangius merlangus) in divisions 7.b-c and 7.e-k (southern Celtic Seas and eastern English Channel)
Version 2 has changes made to Table 2: extra scenarios added, as well as labelling and rounding updates.
ICES advises that when the MSY approach and precautionary considerations are applied, there should be zero catch in 2024.
ICES notes the existence of a precautionary management plan, developed and adopted by one of the relevant management authorities for this stock.
Management should be implemented at the stock level.
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