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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 28 May 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 28 May 2021

Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 28 May 2021

With the announcement of the opening of the handline mackerel fisheries from 1 June, please take a moment to read a note with regards to the general management approach to these fisheries in 2021.

Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2021 - showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.

Fisheries closures table 2021 - showing the current status of fish stocks following the issue and publication of the above variations (if any).

Producer Organisation/Non-Producer Organisation Group

Type of Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

AU

Opening

Mackerel

VI, VII, VIII abde; EU and International Waters of Vb; International Waters of IIA, XII and XIV

2 tonnes per month

0001 hours on 1 June 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Opening

Mackerel

Moray Firth

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 1 June 2021 – 2359 hours on 12 June 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

(Shetland)

AU

Opening

Mackerel

Shetland

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 1 June 2021 – 2359 hours on 12 June 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(Orkney)

AU

Opening

Mackerel

Orkney

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 1 June 2021 – 2359 hours on 12 June 2021

10 Metre and Under – Non PO

 

(Ivb)

AU

Opening

Mackerel

Ivb

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne  

0001 hours on 1 June 2021 – 2359 hours on 12 June 2021

Non-member

AO

Change to catch limit

Anglerfish

EU waters of IIa & IV

500kg’s per month

0001 hours on 1 June 2021

Non-member

AO

Change to catch limit

Anglerfish

VI, EU and International waters of Vb; International Waters of XII and XIV

250kg’s per month

0001 hours on 1 June 2021

Non-member

AO

Change to catch limit

Haddock

EU and International Waters of Vb & Via

250kg’ per month

0001 hours on 1 June 2021

Non-Member

AO

Opening

Mackerel

IIIa & IV : EU waters of IIa, IIIbcd

2 tonnes per month

0001 hours on 1 June  2021

Non-Member

AO

Opening

Mackerel

VI, VII, VIII abde; EU and International Waters of Vb International Waters of IIa, XII & XIV

2 tonnes per month

0001 hours on 1 June 2021