Case Study 1c. Directed single-species fishery – less vulnerable – southern blue ling ( Molva dypterygia ) in Vb,VI, VII & XIIb. Blue ling. Age up to 30yrs Age of maturity 6-7 yrs Spawns in N. Atlantic in April/May High fecundity - millions of eggs. Blue ling.
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Age up to 30yrs
Age of maturity 6-7 yrs
Spawns in N. Atlantic in April/May
High fecundity - millions of eggs.
Found between 400-1200m, most common at around 1200m.
Spawning aggregations targeted by fisheries
Historically mainly a French trawl fishery with catches from a wide range of countries, but now mainly France, Faroes and UK(Scotland)