Fishing quota - additional allocation from 2024: consultation - business and regulatory impact assessment

Business and regulatory impact assessment to assess the impacts associated with the allocation of additional quota.


1 UK_Quota_Management_Rules_-_July_2023.pdf (

2 An active vessel, is a vessel which holds an associated, active fishing licence, administered by Scotland as of 1 January in the calendar year for which the quota is being distributed.

3 North East Atlantic mackerel includes the West of Scotland mackerel and the North Sea mackerel. Due to the migratory nature of mackerel the West of Scotland mackerel can be fished in the North Sea.

4 Regulation (EU) No 1379/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1184/2006 and (EC) No 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 (

5 SSA Today | Shetland Seafood Auctions (

6 Public Pay Grades Pay grades and working hours within Scottish Government: FOI release - (

7 Marine Fund Scotland Grant Award Data Marine Fund Scotland: grants awarded - (

8 Nature of business: Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes (

9 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics Table 41 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2022 - (

10 Fleet Enquiry Tool | Tableau Public

11 JRC Publications Repository - Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF): The 2019 Annual Economic Report on the EU Fishing Fleet (STECF 19-06) (

12 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics Table 4 Scottish Sea Fisheries Statistics 2022 - (

13 Evidence of price premium for MSC-certified products at fishers’ level: The case of the artisanal fleet of common octopus from Asturias (Spain) - ScienceDirect

14 Landings data is presented by area of capture. Some landings are permitted to be reattributed against the uptake of another stock. That factor is excluded from the table.

15 Percentage calculated as “Landings divided by Total Quota”



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