SUMMARY

SUMMARY

IDENTIFICATION

SCIENTIFIC NAME(s)

Lophius piscatorius

SPECIES NAME(s)

Angler, monk, monkfish, white fish, white anglerfish

Angler is assessed as single stock in Icelandic waters, but extensive movement has been observed at several life stages, and there is no currently no genetic evidence for stock structuring of the species in the North Atlantic (Fariña et al. 2008).


ANALYSIS

Strengths
  • Fishable stock biomass has declined in 2012 but remains above the long term average (MRI, 2012).

FISHSOURCE SCORES

Management Quality:

Management Strategy:

≥ 6

Managers Compliance:

7.8

Fishers Compliance:

8.0