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.