Wednesday, 13 December 2017

2018 Fisheries Council TACs and cuts in full for the SW

This years #agrifish Council latest updates:

After #AGRIFISH Council @KarmenuVella: thanks to agreement on fishing opportunities 2/3 of fish in #Atlantic & #NorthSea will be subject to sustainable catch limits next year

From the @CFPO:

Fisheries Council over SW quotas: Cod up 9%, Haddock cut 11%. Pollack, Saithe, Ling rollover of quotas. Monk rollover, Megrim cut 10%, Hake cut 7%. Ray up 15%.

and from the SWFPO's Jim Portus - "So it’s all over. Not much good news replacing the poor outlook of commission proposals."

Cod 7ek plus 9%
Megrim 7 minus 10%
Angler (Monk) 7 rollover
Haddock 7bk minus 11%
Whiting 7bk minus 19%
S&R 4 plus 20%
S&R 7d plus 20%
7Ek S&R plus 15%
Sole 7d plus 25%
Bass 2 bycatch down to 1%