Maturity studies for Gadus morhua
n = 111
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Sex of fish Country Locality
- 2.0 - unsexed Norway Oslofjord
- 4.0 - unsexed Western North Atlantic
52.0 - 5.0 - female NAFO 3M
50.0 - 5.0 - male NAFO 3M
- 2.5 - unsexed Denmark Baltic Areas 22 and 24
- 7.0 - unsexed NAFO 2J3KL
- 6.0 - unsexed NAFO 3NO
- 6.0 - unsexed NAFO 3Ps
- 3.0 - unsexed Denmark Skagerrak
70.0 - 100.0 6.0 - 15.0 unsexed Iceland Iceland
70.0 - 100.0 6.0 - 15.0 unsexed Newfoundland
50.0 - 60.0 3.0 - 4.0 unsexed North Sea
70.0 - 100.0 6.0 - 15.0 unsexed Norway Norway
75.0 - 7.0 - unsexed Arctic
38.5 - 2.5 - unsexed Baltic Sea
60.0 - 3.0 - unsexed North Sea
42.5 - 2.5 - unsexed Northwest Atlantic
- 5.0 - 8.50 unsexed Greenland east Greenland
- 3.0 - 7.80 unsexed Iceland east Iceland
51.0 - 55.0 - female Barent Sea, Hopen Island
81.0 - - female Bear Island Bank
71.0 - 74.0 - female Southern Barent Sea
41.0 - 45.0 - male Barent Sea, Hopen Island
51.0 - 55.0 - male Bear Island Bank
46.0 - 50.0 - male Southern Barent Sea
31.4 - 42.1 4.0 - 8.0 female Canada The Shinneys, Gilbert Bay, Labrador (1998-2001)
31.0 - 35.5 4.0 - 6.0 male Canada The Shinneys, Gilbert Bay, Labrador (1998-2001)
35.0 - 40.0 - unsexed Baltic Sea (SD 25-32), early 1990s
20.0 - 25.0 - unsexed Baltic Sea (SD 25-32), late 2000s
45.0 - 3.0 - unsexed Norway off Norwegian coast / 1983
- - 3.14 unsexed Western Baltic (22-24)
50.0 - 69.0 2.0 - 4.0 female UK Aberdeen Bay, 1969-1970 (INS)
41.0 - 70.0 2.0 - 4.0 female UK Moray Firth, 2002-2003 (INS)
34.0 - 73.0 2.0 - 4.0 female Viking Bank, Shetland Isles and Central North Sea, 2002-2003 (ONS)
- 2.0 - 6.0 4.00 unsexed North Sea
- 3.0 - 6.0 4.00 Unsexed Skagerrak
- - 3.73 unsexed North Sea (IV, IIIaN, VIId)
- - 2.30 unsexed Celtic Sea (VIIe-k)
- - 10.50 Unsexed Lofoten, 1932
- - 9.14 Unsexed Northeast Arctic, 1950s
- - 6.92 Unsexed Northeast Arctic, 1990s
- - 3.12 unsexed Faeroe Is. ICES Div. Vb
- 3.0 - unsexed Faeroe Is. Faroe Plateau
- 3.0 - 4.0 3.12 Unsexed Faroe Plateau (Sub-division Vb1)
- - 10.0 Unsexed Iceland
- - 2.02 unsexed Ireland Irish Sea (VIIa)
64.0 - 73.0 3.0 - 4.0 female UK Scotland Inner Hebrides, North Minch and Firth of Clyde, 1969-1970 (WC)
48.0 - 69.0 2.0 - 4.0 female UK Scotland South Minch and Butt of Lewis, 2002-2003 (WC)
- - 2.11 unsexed West of Scotland (VIa)
20.0 TL - - unsexed Baltic Sea (SD 25-32), 2016, 1st quarter
29.0 - - 1.70 mixed Western Baltic Sea, Sub-Division 22 & 24, 2000-2011
29.0 TL - 35.6 - 1.70 mixed Western Baltic Sea, Sub-division 22 & 24
32.1 TL - - 2.10 female USA Gulf of Maine, 1985-90
32.2 - - 2.80 mixed Eastern Baltic Sea, Sub-Division 25-32, 2000-2011
32.2 TL - 40.7 - 2.80 mixed Eastern Baltic Sea, Sub-Division 25-32
35.0 TL - 1.0 - 3.0 2.20 male Germany Baltic, ICES SD 22 + 24
35.2 TL - - 2.20 male Germany Kiel Bay
36.0 TL - - 2.30 male USA Gulf of Maine, 1985-90
37.8 TL - - 2.70 female Germany Kiel Bay
37.8 - - 2.10 mixed North Sea, Eastern English Channel and Skagerrak, 2000-2011
37.8 TL - 58.6 - 2.10 mixed North Sea, Sub-area IV, Division VIId and IIIa (Skagerrak)
38.0 TL - 2.0 - 5.0 2.70 female Germany Baltic, ICES SD 22 + 24
38.8 TL - - 1.70 female USA Georges Bank, 1985-90
39.0 TL - 2.0 - 4.0 2.50 unsexed Germany Baltic, ICES SD 25-32
40.0 TL - 3.0 - unsexed Baltic Sea
41.0 TL - - 1.90 male USA Georges Bank, 1985-90
51.0 TL - - unsexed Newfoundland, 1982-94)
53.0 TL - - male France East and West Channel
58.3 TL - - unsexed St. Pierre Bank, 1972-94)
59.0 TL - - female France East and West Channel
60.9 TL - - 2.50 unsexed Ireland Irish Sea
61.0 TL - - unsexed Grand Bank, 1975-94
62.7 TL - - 6.36 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1989
62.7 - - 6.36 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1989
63.7 TL - - 6.34 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1990
63.7 - - 6.34 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1990
63.9 TL - - 5.57 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1994
63.9 - - 5.57 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1994
64.9 TL - - 6.35 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1997
64.9 - - 6.35 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1997
66.5 TL - - 5.91 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1995
66.5 - - 5.91 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1995
66.6 TL - - 5.88 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1993
66.6 - - 5.88 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1993
67.6 TL - - 6.28 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1991
67.6 - - 6.28 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1991
68.1 TL - - 6.18 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1992
68.1 - - 6.18 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1992
69.0 TL - - 6.39 male Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1996
69.0 - - 6.39 Male Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1996
69.7 TL - - 3.80 unsexed North Sea
71.6 TL - - 6.86 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1997
71.6 - - 6.86 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1997
72.8 TL - - 6.58 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1992
72.8 - - 6.58 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1992
73.7 TL - - 6.59 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1994
73.7 - - 6.59 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1994
74.1 TL - - 7.12 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1990
74.1 - - 7.12 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1990
74.8 TL - - 6.79 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1993
74.8 - - 6.79 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1993
76.4 TL - - 7.31 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1989
76.4 - - 7.31 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1989
78.0 TL - - 7.38 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1991
78.0 - - 7.38 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1991
79.7 TL - - 7.02 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1995
79.7 - - 7.02 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1995
80.0 TL 58.7 - 105.0 5.0 - 10.0 7.50 Unsexed Vesterålen, Lofoten and Møre, 1983
81.5 TL - - 7.28 female Barents Sea and Lotofen region / 1996
81.5 - - 7.28 female Barents Sea and Lofoten, 1996
85.0 - - unsexed Norway Barents Sea
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