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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations: 1 January 2020

Variations effective from 0001hrs on 1 January 2020.

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1 January 2020 Licence Variations

Variations effective from 0001hrs on 1 January 2020

Due to the large volume of variations at this time all licences by group & category can be found as PDF documents below.

​**Vessel owners should pay careful attention to their licence conditions, stock openings/closures and catch limits at 1 Jan 2020**

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

2020 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.

 

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

ALL Over 15m vessels in ALL Over 10m Producer Organisation and Non-Sector Groups

Category AO

Effort Allocation Confirmed

Edible Crab (Cancer pagurus) and Spider Crab (Maja squinado)

VII

160 effort days for the period 01/01/2020 to 31/12/2020

0001 hours on 01/01/2020

ALL Over 15m vessels in ALL Over 10m Producer Organisation and Non-Sector Groups

Category AO

Effort Allocation Confirmed

Scallops

VII

50 effort days for the quarter 01/01/2020 to 31/03/2020

0001 hours on 01/01/2020

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Effective Date

ALL

AO & AUP

Open

Cod

ICES division VIb; EU and International Waters of Vb west of 12°00'W, XII and XIV

0001 hours on 1 January 2020

ALL

AO, AU & AUP

Closed

Herring

EU and international waters of Vb, VIb and VIaN

0001 hours on 1 January 2020

PO / Non-PO Group

Category

Change to conditions text

ALL

AO, AU & AUP

Amendments to para 2.8, 2.9 & 2.10 (AO) or 2.6, 2.7 & 2.8 (AU & AUP) to amend by-catch per trip percentage limit.

“…the vessel to which this licence relates may retain on board and land Cod caught in ICES Divisions VIa; EU and International Waters of Vb east of 12°00'W only insofar as such catches do not exceed 5% by live weight of the total catch retained on board the vessel during each fishing trip. “

“… the vessel to which this licence relates may retain on board and land Cod caught in ICES division VIb; EU and International Waters of Vb west of 12°00'W, XII and XIV only insofar as such catches do not exceed 0.5% by live weight of the total catch retained on board the vessel during each fishing trip.”

“.. the vessel to which this licence relates may retain on board and land Whiting, caught in ICES Divisions Vb (EC Zone), VI, XII (International Waters) and XIV (International Waters) only insofar as such catches do not exceed 5% by live weight of the total catch retained on board the vessel during each fishing trip.”

10mu pool AU non-PO licence

Over 10m pool AO non-PO licence

Aberdeen FPO AO licence

Aberdeen FPO AUP licence

Fife FPO AO licence

Fife FPO AUP licence

Klondyke AO licence

Lunar AO licence

NESFO AO licence

NESFO AUP licence

Northern FPO AO licence

Northern FPO AUP licence

Orkney FPO AO licence

Orkney FPO AUP licence

SFO AO licence

SFO AUP licence

Shetland FPO AO licence

Shetland FPO AUP licence

West Scotland FPO AO licence

West Scotland FPO AUP licence

Anglo-Scottish FPO AO licence

Anglo-Scottish FPO AUP licence

ANIFPO AO licence

Cornish FPO AO licence

EEFPO AO licence

Interfish AO licence

Lowestoft FPO AO licence

NIFPO AO licence

NIFPO AUP licence

North Sea FPO AO licence

South West FPO AO licence

Wales & WC FPO AO licence

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