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Time For Action On International Mackerel Management

Time For Action On International Mackerel Management

By Ian Gatt, chairman of the Scottish Pelagic Sustainability Group In the north-east Atlantic, mackerel management is in a state of hiatus with the Faroes, Norway, Iceland, Greenland, and Russia having all unilaterally increased their mackerel quotas outside any...
Scotland to amend the economic link licence conditions

Scotland to amend the economic link licence conditions

The Scottish Government has announced amendments to the economic link license condition contained in all Scottish over 10 metre vessel sea fisheries licences. Currently, Scottish vessels landing more than 2 tonnes of species subject to total allowable catch (TACs) are...