Advice release dates

Advice is released at 12:00 (CET) on the following dates in 2022​:


Release date


Requested by

​7 January
Advice on fisheries that use collection bags in the NEAFC Regulatory Area (ICES sub-area 1 and 2) and to assess their impact on species caught and bycaught
​31 January
Technical service on revised data output for the existing deep-sea fishing areas (footprint) and the VMEs location based on the ICES 2021 advice on the deep-sea access regulation​
​22 February
​Advice on the efficacy of the Rockall haddock closure in protection of juvenile haddock
25 February
Advice on sandeel
EU, Norway, UK
​27 April
Icelandic request on HCR evaluations for four Icelandic stocks​ 
​6 May
​​Advice on North Atlantic salmon
​9 May
​Advice on English Channel, North Sea and 3.a sprat and sprat in divisions 7.d and 7.e (English Chann
​​EU, Norway, UK
9 May
​Advice on Pandalus in Divisions IIIa and IVa East
​EU, Norway, UK
30 May​
​Advice on  EU Member States’ progress reports for submission in 2021
31 May
Advice on Baltic Sea fish stocks
EU, Norway, UK
10 June
​​Advice on deep-water fish stocks​​EU, NEAFC, UK
15 June
Advice on Arctic and North-Western fish stocksEU, Iceland, NEAFC, Norway, UK
15 June
​Advice on Icelandic deep-water fish stocks​Iceland, NEAFC, UK
​17 June
​Advice on Southern horse mackerel and anchovy
30 June
Advice on Bay of Biscay and Iberian coast, Celtic Seas, and North Sea fish stocksEU, Norway, UK

Advice on vulnerable Marine Habitats

​Advice on vulnerable Marine Habitats
30 September
​Advice on widely distributed stocks
​EU, NEAFC, Norway, UK
​30 September
Advice on discarding in the NEAFC RA
​3 October
​Advice on bird bycatch in the NEAFC RA​
4 october

​​Advice on elasm​obranchs

Advice on Beaked redfish in ICES subareas 5, 12, and 14
​Iceland, NEAFC
7 October
​​Advice on Norway pout​EU, Norway, UK
12 October
​Advice on Barent Sea Capelin​NEAFC and Norway
28 October
​Celtic Sea and North Sea Norway lobster, anglerfish in North Sea, Rockall and West of Scotland, Skagerrak and Kattegat, and Rockall megrim in 8ab.​EU, UK
3 November
​Advice on eel
​23 November
​Bycatch advice
29 November
​Advice on Icelandic capelin and Faroese stocks​Iceland, NEAFC, Norway, UK​
30 November
​Fisheries overviews and mixed fisheries advice

​Advice on ​Pandalus
​EU, Norway, UK

​​Ecosystem overviews​

​Advice on Bay of Biscay anchovy and sardine

​Aquaculture overviews


​​ICES advice is in response to requests from competent authorities as described in various cooperation documents and special requests. Read the full list of cooperation agreements.

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