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SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Clupea harengus

SPECIES NAME(s)

Atlantic herring

North Sea autumn spawning herring is considered and assessed as a single stock, consisting of four spawning components, which are genetically homogeneous. Some mixing with other neighboring stocks occurs, particularly in Division IIIa (with Western Baltic Spring Spawning herring) (ICES, 2015b).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • There is an updated management plan since 2008 which is consistent with the precautionary and MSY approaches.

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

8.4

Managers Compliance:

10

Fishers Compliance:

10