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Weekly Licence Variations: w/b 09 June 2017

Notice to Vessel Owners/Masters/Charterers/Nominees

The information contained on this web page constitutes a Notice in accordance with Article 3(2)(c)(ii) of The Sea Fishing (Licences and Notices) (Scotland) Regulations 2011, and has the effect of varying the authority and conditions of all licences previously issued by the Scottish Ministers to vessels in membership of the groups indicated.

This means that a relevant entry on this web page may remove or alter any authority a licence recipient may have had to fish for the stocks listed in that relevant entry. Where the authority to fish for a particular species has been removed through this web page, it will be an offence to retain on board, land or trans-ship any quantity of that species of sea fish.

Non-compliance will be subject to enforcement action.

Weekly Licence Variations

Friday 09 June 2017

Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group
Type of Licence
Reason
Species
Areas of Sea
Limit
Effective Date
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Change to Limit
Mackerel (Handline)
EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (Moray Firth)
 
*Open to all Scottish vessels administered from Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Buckie & Scrabster and Ullapool-administered Scottish vessels based only in the following creeks: Inverness, Avoch, Cromarty, Portmahomack, Invergordon, Dornoch, Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale & Balintore
1.5 tonnes per fortnight
(Sun 11 - Sat 24 June)
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Change to Limit
Mackerel (Handline)
IVb (Moray Firth)
 
*Open to all Scottish vessels administered from Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Buckie & Scrabster and Ullapool-administered Scottish vessels based only in the following creeks: Inverness, Avoch, Cromarty, Portmahomack, Invergordon, Dornoch, Golspie, Brora, Helmsdale & Balintore
1.5 tonnes per fortnight
(Sun 11 - Sat 24 June)
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Change to Limit
Mackerel (Handline)
EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (Orkney)
 
*Open to all Scottish vessels administered from Kirkwall
1.5 tonnes per fortnight
(Sun 11 - Sat 24 June)
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Change to Limit
Mackerel (Handline)
EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (Shetland)
 
*Open to all Scottish vessels administered from Lerwick
1.5 tonnes per fortnight
(Sun 11 - Sat 24 June)
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Opening
Mackerel (Handline)
IVb (IVb)
 
*Open to all Scottish vessels administered from Eyemouth, Anstruther & Aberdeen
1.5 tonnes per fortnight
(Sun 11 - Sat 24 June)
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
10m & Under Non-PO
Category A (10m & Under)
Change to Limit
Plaice
IV; EU Waters of IIa
500 kgs per month
0001 hours on 11/06/2017
Non-Sector Category A & Category B Change to Limit Nephrops VI, EU and International Waters of Vb 25 tonnes per quarter 0001 hours on 11/06/2017

2017 Closures Table:- showing the current status of fishing stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

2017 Quota Limits Tables:- showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and Under Non-PO and Over 10m Non-Sector vessels. Please note: these tables are for information only and you should always refer to your licence and the variations thereof in the first instance.