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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 25 September 2020

Scottish fishing vessel licence variations effective 27 September 2020

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 25 September 2020

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

All vessels over 15m in length in all groups

AO

Q4 Update

Scallops

VII

80 days

(for the period 0001 hours on 1 October 2020 – 2359 hours on 31 December 2020)

0001 hours on 1 October 2020 – 2359 hours on 31 December 2020

10m and over – Non-PO

AO

Change in catch limit  

Cod

IV; EU Waters of IIa

100 Kg per month

0001 hours on 27 September 2020

 

A reminder of the current fortnightly mackerel catch limits for the below groups.

 

Group

Licence

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

Non-PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Mackerel 

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IV

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 20 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 3 October 2020

Non-PO

(Shetland)

AU

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne per fortnight

0001 hours on 20 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 3 October 2020

Non-PO

(Orkney)

AU

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 58’ 30’N and South of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 20 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 3 October 2020

Non-PO

(IVb)

AU

Mackerel

IVb (North of 53’ 30’N and South of 57’ 30’ N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 20 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 3 October 2020

Fisheries closures table 2020:- showing the current status of fish stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2020:- showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.