SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Engraulis encrasicolus

SPECIES NAME(s)

European anchovy

The stock structure of European anchovy in the Mediterranean has been studied by several authors (e.g. Pla et al., 1996; Zarraonaindia et al., 2012; Giannoulaki et al., 2013; Viñas et al., 2013; Oueslati et al., 2014), is quite complex and considered with “surprisingly high overall heterogeneity” (Oueslati et al., 2014). Thus here we assumed the division of management units presented by the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) (GFCM, 2008). This profile considers the geographical subarea 22 (Aegen Sea) (GFCM 2016).


ANALYSIS

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FISHSOURCE SCORES

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Future Health:

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RECOMMENDATIONS

RETAILERS & SUPPLY CHAIN
  • This profile is not currently high on our priority list for development, and we can’t at this time provide an accurate prediction of when it will be developed. To speed up an evaluation of the sustainability status of lower priority fisheries we have initiated a program whereby industry can directly contract SFP-approved analysts to develop a FishSource profile on a fishery. More information on this External Contributor Program is available at https://www.sustainablefish.org/Programs/Science/External-Contributor-Program.

FIPS

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CERTIFICATIONS

No related MSC fisheries

Fisheries

Within FishSource, the term "fishery" is used to indicate each unique combination of a flag country with a fishing gear, operating within a particular management unit, upon a resource. That resource may have a known biological stock structure and/or may be assessed at another level for practical or jurisdictional reasons. A fishery is the finest scale of resolution captured in FishSource profiles, as it is generally the scale at which sustainability can most fairly and practically be evaluated.

ASSESSMENT UNIT MANAGEMENT UNIT FLAG COUNTRY FISHING GEAR
Aegean Sea Greece/GFCM Greece Purse seines
Turkey Purse seines

Analysis

OVERVIEW

Last updated on 23 August 2016

RECOMMENDATIONS

Last updated on 12 January 2019

Recommendations to Retailers & Supply Chain
  • This profile is not currently high on our priority list for development, and we can’t at this time provide an accurate prediction of when it will be developed. To speed up an evaluation of the sustainability status of lower priority fisheries we have initiated a program whereby industry can directly contract SFP-approved analysts to develop a FishSource profile on a fishery. More information on this External Contributor Program is available at https://www.sustainablefish.org/Programs/Science/External-Contributor-Program.

1.STOCK STATUS

2.MANAGEMENT QUALITY

3.ENVIRONMENT AND BIODIVERSITY

FishSource Scores

MANAGEMENT QUALITY

STOCK HEALTH:

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Fishery Improvement Projects (FIPs)

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Certifications

Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)

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Sources

Credits

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), 2008. Marine ResourceFact Sheet, Stock status report 2008, Anchovy – Aegean Sea, 2007 [Accessed 19 August 2014] http://www.gfcm.org/gfcm/resource/10547/en

General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), 2009. Report of the eleventh session of the Scientific Advisory Committee. Marrakech, Morocco, 1–5 December 2008, FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Report No. 890. Rome, FAO. 86p. ftp://ftp.fao.org/FI/DOCUMENT/gfcm/meetings/GFCM_SAC11.pdf

Giannoulaki, M. et al., 2013. Characterizing the potential habitat of European anchovy Engraulis encrasicolus in the Mediterranean Sea, at different life stages, Fisheries Oceanography 22(2):69–89 "http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fog.12005/abstract ":http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/fog.12005/abstract

Oueslati, S., Fadhlaoui-Zid, K., Kada, O., Augé, M. T., Quignard, J. P., Bonhomme, F. 2014. Existence of two widespread semi-isolated genetic entities within Mediterranean anchovies, Marine Biology 161(5): 1063-1071 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00227-014-2399-5

Pla, C., Tudela, S., García-Marín, J.L. 1996. Diversity and population structure of the European anchovy in the Mediterranean Sea, Sci. Mar. 60 (2): 285-286 http://digital.csic.es/bitstream/10261/28340/1/sm60s22851.pdf

Viñas, J., Sanz, N., Peñarrubia, L., Araguas, R-M., García-Marín, J-L., Roldán, M-I., and Pla, C. 2013. Genetic population structure of European anchovy in the Mediterranean Sea and the Northeast Atlantic Ocean using sequence analysis of the mitochondrial DNA control region, ICES Journal of Marine Science, doi.10.1093/icesjms/fst132 http://icesjms.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/09/06/icesjms.fst132

Zarraonaindia, I., Iriondo, M., Albaina, A., Pardo, M. A., Manzano, C., Grant, W. S., Irigoien, X., Estonba, A. 2012. Multiple SNP Markers Reveal Fine-Scale Population and Deep Phylogeographic Structure in European Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus L.) PLoS ONE 7(7): e42201. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0042201 http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0042201

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