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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 1 January 2022

Published: 1 Jan 2022

Scottish fishing vessel licence variations announced on 1 January 2022

Published:
1 Jan 2022
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 1 January 2022

Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2022 - showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.

Fisheries closures table 2022 - showing the current status of fish stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

Change in catch limits

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Anglerfish

EU waters of IIa & IV

3 tonnes per quarter

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Anglerfish

VI; EU and International Water of Vb; International Waters of XII & XIV

250 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Haddock

IV; EU Waters of IIa

1 tonne per quarter

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Haddock

EU and International Waters of Vb & Vla

500 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

EU Waters of IIa & IV

20 tonnes per quarter

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

VI, EU and International Waters of Vb

20 tonnes per quarter

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Plaice

IV; EU Waters of IIa

3 tonnes per quarter

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Pollack

VI: EU and International Waters of Vb; International Waters of XII & XIV

500 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Pollack

VII

100 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Saithe

IIIa & ; EU Waters of IIa, IIIbc

350 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change I catch limit

Skates & rays

EU Waters of IIa & IV

500 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Change in catch limit

Skates & rays

VIa-b & VIIa-c,e-k

500 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Anglerfish

EU waters of IIa & IV

250 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Anglerfish

VI; EU and International Water of Vb; International Waters of XII & XIV

50 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Haddock

EU and International Waters of Vb & Vla

50 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

EU Waters of IIa & IV

20 tonnes per quarter

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Nephrops

VI, EU and International Waters of Vb

20 tonnes per quarter

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Saithe

IIIa & IV; EU Waters of IIa, IIIbc

50 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Skates & rays

EU Waters of IIa & IV

100 kg’s per month

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Non-Member

AO

Change in catch limit

Skates & rays

Vla-b & VIIa-c,e-k

100 kg’s per month

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Closures and openings

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Opening

Cod

IV; EU Waters of IIa

350 kg’s per month

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Closure

Mackerel

VI, VII, VIIIabde; EU and International Waters of vb; International Waters of IIA, XIII and XIV

 

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Effort allocations confirmed

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

ALL Over 15m vessels

AO

Effort Allocation confirmed

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

VII

160 days for the period 01/01/2022 to 31/03/2022

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ALL Over 15m vessels

AO

Effort Allocation confirmed

Scallops

VII

65 days for the period 01/02/2022 to 31/03/2022

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Conditions text amendments

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Licence Conditions Text Amendment

Effective Date

Non-Member

AO

Condition 2.10

 

Whiting by catch limit changed to 10%

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10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Condition 2.6

 

Cod by catch limit changed to 5%

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All groups

AU,AUP,AO

For AU and AUP Condition 5.6

For AO

 

 

Stanhope Ground - updated coordinates

 

60° 10N – 02°00 E

60° 10N – 02°45 E

60° 25N – 01°45 E

60° 25N – 02°00 E

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All groups

AO

Condition 5.6

 

Papa Bank – updated coordinates

 

59° 56N – 03°08W

59° 56N – 02°45W

59° 35N – 03°15W

59° 35N – 03°35W

 

 

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All groups

AU, AUP, AO

For AU and AUP condition 5.12

For AO condition 5.13

 

Rabarberen – updated coordinates

 

57° 47.00 N – 11° 04.00 E

57° 43.00 N – 11° 04.00 E

57° 43.00 N – 11° 09.00 E

57° 47.00 N – 11° 09.00 E

 

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