European Union, Norway and the United Kingdom - fisheries consultations: agreed records 2022

Agreed records of consultations from meetings of delegations from the United Kingdom, Norway and the European Union, held between October and December 2021 on the joint management of shared North Sea stocks.


Other joint stocks (not jointly managed)

19.1. The Delegations agreed during the fisheries consultations for 2021 that there are several stocks not covered in Table 1 that, based on their migration pattern, are shared stocks and consequently should be jointly managed. This includes inter alia hake, anglerfish and Norway pout.

19.2. The Delegations agreed to establish a Working Group of experts that should collect and collate data on the distribution of hake in the Greater North Sea, Celtic Seas, the Northern Bay of Biscay and adjacent waters. The terms of reference for this Working Group are set out in Annex VII. The Working Group shall present its report by 1 November 2022.

19.3. The Delegations agreed to establish a Working Group of experts that should collect data on Norway pout in Subarea 4 and Division 3.a (North Sea, Skagerrak, and Kattegat) and adjacent waters. The terms of reference for the Working Group are set out in Annex VIII. The Working Group shall present its report by 1 November 2023.

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