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Weekly Licence Variations: w/b 03 February 2017

Notice to 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 tranship any quantity of that species of sea fish.

Non-compliance will be subject to enforcement action.

Weekly Licence Variations

Friday 03 February 2017

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group
Type of Licence
Area of Sea
Effective Date
There are no variations this week - please check again next week
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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.


Implementation of new Seasonal Closed Area (North West Sule):- a new seasonal closure has been introduced for 2017, bringing the total number of Seasonal Closed Areas to six. Relevant dates and co-ordinates are available here.


New Controls for the Scottish King Scallop Fishery:- new management measures are being introduced in the Scottish King scallop fishery and are now due to come into force from Thursday 1st June 2017. Details on these new controls can be found here.