Recommendations 2016




Derogation from the sprat box


Documents:

Joint recommendation North Sea HLG sprat box

PELAC response

   

Keywords:

Bycatch, herring, sprat

 

Summary:

The North Sea regional group proposed a derogation from the sprat box and asked for comments from the Pelagic AC.



Footnotes in the TAC and Quota Regulation


Documents:

1617 PAC24 footnotes

Commission response footnotes

   

Keywords:

Bycatch, footnotes, landing obligation, TAC

 

Summary:

The Pelagic AC recommends to temporarily use footnotes in the TAC and Quota Regulation to mitigate bycatch problems in pelagic fisheries.



Fishing opportunities 2017


Documents

1617PAC10 fishing opportunities 2017

   

Keywords

Blue whiting, boarfish, fishing opportunities, herring, horse mackerel, mackerel, TAC

   

Summary

The Pelagic AC provides recommendations on TACs and other short-term management measures for all stocks under its remit.



Consultation on fishing opportunities 2017


Documents

Fishing opportunities 2017

Fishing opportunities 2017 annex

PELAC response

   

Keywords

fishing opportunities

   

Summary

The Pelagic AC provides comments on the Commission's consultation document on fishing opportunities in 2017.



Implementation of boarfish closures


Documents

Implementation of boarfish closures

   

Keywords

Boarfish, closures, pelagic discard plan

   

Summary

The Pelagic AC recommends that the North Western Waters regional group includes the temporal-spatial closures as foreseen in the boarfish management strategy developed by the Pelagic AC in the pelagic discard plan for North Western Waters.



Proposed amendments to the pelagic discard plan in the North Sea


Documents

1516PAC70 proposed amendments discard plan NS

      

Keywords

Discard ban, landing obligation, Scheveningen Group

   

Summary

The Pelagic AC proposes amendments to the discard plan in the North Sea based on experiences with the landing obligation. 



Proposed amendments to the pelagic discard plan in the North Western Waters


Documents

1516PAC71 proposed amendments discard plan NWW

      

Keywords

Discard ban, landing obligation, North Western Waters Group

   

Summary

The Pelagic AC proposes amendments to the discard plan in the North Western Waters based on experiences with the landing obligation. 



Recommendations on control of the landing obligation


Documents

Recommendations on control of LO (NS)

Scheveningen CEG report

   

Keywords

Control, landing obligation, Scheveningen Group

   

Summary

This document lists the Pelagic AC's comments to the control recommendations issued by the control experts of the Scheveningen group as well as experiences with the landing obligation to date.