Distribution map Atlantic herring 1963-1965

1966-1970

1971-1975

1976-1980

1981-1985

1986-1990

1991-1995

1996-2000

2001-2005

Relative Distribution and Abundance of Atlantic herring in the Northwestern Atlantic
Derived from the NEFSC Fall Bottom Trawl Surveys


This shows relative Atlantic herring stock weight and location. Yellow circles indicate Atlantic herring are present, larger circles indicate more Atlantic herring, plus sign (+) indicates sampled area where no Atlantic herring were found.

The information displayed here represents a timeseries collected consistently since 1963. The Northeast's resource survey constitutes the world's longest and most comprehensive standardized measure of distribution and abundance trends in commercially harvested finfish.

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