• Historic shared stocks deal

    Historic shared stocks deal

    22nd March 2021

    UK, Norway and EU agree TACs for shared N Sea stocks Big cuts in cod and saithe but more haddock and whiting The UK agreed its first deal as an independent coastal state on Tuesday last week when it reached…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 28.03.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 28.03.19

    26th March 2019

    This week in Fishing News you will find: – Discards quota pools – New shellfish duo launched – Brixham crewman thank MCA SAR team for safe rescue – EUFA welcomes MPs’ no-deal vote – Fast-growing seafood body demands greater government…

  • ‘Perfect storm’ fish council

    ‘Perfect storm’ fish council

    17th December 2018

    Tough trade-offs to navigate at fisheries council EU fisheries ministers were facing ‘a perfect storm’ as they met to reach agreement on TACs and fishing opportunities for 2019 at this week’s fisheries council, reports Tim Oliver The council was being…

  • Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    Brussels reveals 2019 TACs

    12th November 2018

    Gains and losses in 2019 TAC proposals Proposed TACs for 2019 show increases for 27 of the 89 stocks involved, 35 to stay the same, and decreases for 22 stocks, reports Tim Oliver Of the main stocks of interest to…

  • Stocks on the increase

    Stocks on the increase

    1st October 2018

    Scottish stocks up and mortality down – SSBs ‘at record levels’ says Shetland report Key whitefish stocks in Scottish waters have expanded dramatically over the past decade, and fishing effort is at record lows, according to a major new analysis, reports…


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