Herring in the Firth of Clyde - total allowable catch 2023: consultation

Consultation relating to the 2023 Total Allowable Catch (TAC) for herring in the Firth of Clyde. Marine Scotland is carrying out this consultation on behalf of the UK Fisheries Administrations, to seek views on setting the level of the 2023 TAC, to permit the allocation of Clyde herring quota.

3. Data collection

Following the TAC setting process for 2023, Marine Scotland are requesting any relevant additional data that fishers, research organisations, universities or other stakeholders may hold on this stock. Consideration will be given to any data which:

  • Is verified numerical data.
  • Records some or all of: fish weights, lengths, ages, and maturities.

Examples may include herring surveys, herring sampling data, fishers' logbook data (detailing catch, location, reported landings).

Please submit any data to mss.fisheries.advice@gov.scot by 31 December 2023, to allow for consideration during 2024.


Email: clydeherring@gov.scot

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