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Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 4 September 2020

Published: 4 Sep 2020

Scottish fishing vessel licence variations effective 6 September 2020

Published:
4 Sep 2020
Fishing vessel weekly licence variations 4 September 2020

Group

Licence

Reason

Species

Area of Sea

Limit

Effective Date

All vessels over 15m in length in all groups

AO

Q3 Update

Scallops

VII

55 days

0001 hours on 6 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 30 September 2020

10m and under – Non-PO

AU

Opening

Cod

IV; EU Waters of IIa

750 Kg per month

0001 hours on 6 September 2020

10m and under – Non-PO

AU

Change to catch limit

Plaice

IV; EU Waters of IIa

3 tonnes per quarter

0001 hours on 6 September 2020

Non-PO

(Moray Firth)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel 

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IV

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 6 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 19 September 2020

Non-PO

(Shetland)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 1 tonne per fortnight

0001 hours on 6 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 19 September 2020

Non-PO

(Orkney)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

EU Waters of IIa, IIIbcd; IVa (North of 58’ 30’N and South of 59’ 30’N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 6 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 19 September 2020

Non-PO

(IVb)

AU

Change in catch limit

Mackerel

IVb (North of 53’ 30’N and South of 57’ 30’ N)

Fortnightly catch limit of 2 tonnes

0001 hours on 6 September 2020 – 2359 hours on 19 September 2020

 

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

Fishing vessel quota limits tables 2020:- showing the quota limits applicable to both 10m and under non-PO and over 10m non-sector vessels.