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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 26 June 2020

Published: 26 Jun 2020

Information about fishing vessel licence variations effective 28 June 2020

Published:
26 Jun 2020
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 26 June 2020

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

All

AU

Change in catch limit

Skates and Rays

Vla-b & VIIa-c, e-k

1 tonne per month

All

AU

Change in catch limit

Skates and Rays

EU Waters of IIa & IV

1 tonne per month

All

AU

Change in catch limit

Plaice

IV; EU waters of IIa

1 tonne per quarter

All

AU

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

VI, EU & international waters of Vb

30 tonnes per quarter

All

AU

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

EU Waters of IIa & IV

30 tonnes per quarter

Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Skates and Rays

Vla-b & VIIa-c, e-k

1 tonne per montn

Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Skates and Rays

EU Waters of IIa & IV

1 tonne per month

Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

EU waters of IIa & IV

30 Tonnes per quarter from 1 July – 30 September 2020

Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

VI, EU & international waters of Vb

30 Tonnes per quarter from 1 July – 30 September 2020

All vessels over 15m in length in all groups

AO

Q3 update

Scallops

VII

45 days for the period 1 July – 30 September 2020

Non-PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel 

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IV

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

Non-PO

(Shetland)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

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

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

Non-PO

(Orkney)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

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

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

Non-PO

(IVb)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

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

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

 

***Important*** Please also note there is action required regarding the following - EU Exit - Registration and Inspection of fishing vessels 

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.