Advice release dates

Advice is released at 12:00 (CET) on the following dates in 2023​:


Release date


Requested by

​24 January
Mitigation measures to reduce bycatch of short-beaked common dolphins in the Bay of Biscay
28 February
Advice on sandeel
EU, Norway, UK
​6 March
​​Aquaculture Overviews
​24 March
​Advice on Pandalus in Divisions IIIa and IVa East​
​EU, Norway, UK​
​30 March
Consistency between North Sea and English Channel plaice advice
​18 April
Advice on vulnerable marine ecosystems (2022 process)
​20 April
​​Advice on English Channel, North Sea and 3.a sprat 
​​EU, Norway, UK
4 May
​​Advice on North Atlantic salmon
31 May
Advice on Baltic Sea fish stocks
EU, Norway, UK
9 June
​​Advice on deep-water fish stocks​​EU, Iceland, NEAFC, UK
9 June
Advice on Arctic and North-Western fish stocksEU, Iceland, NEAFC, Norway, UK

​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
29 September
​Advice on widely distributed stocks
​EU, NEAFC, Norway, UK
4 October

​​Advice on elasm​obranchs
9 October
​​Advice on Norway pout​EU, Norway, UK

​Bay of Biscay, 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
24 October
​Advice on eel

​Reopened advice
​​EU, Norway, UK
​​24 October
​Advice on mixed fisheries

​Bycatch advice

​Advice on Icelandic capelin and Faroese stocks​Iceland, NEAFC, Norway, UK​

​Fisheries overviews 

​​Ecosystem overviews​

​Advice on Bay of Biscay anchovy and sardine

​Advice on vulnerable Marine Habitats


​​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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