Recommendations 2018




Choke Mitigation Recommendation


Documents:

1718 PAC131 Recommendation on choke situations

Commission response

   

Keywords:

bycatch, choke species, discards, landing obligation

 

Summary:

The Pelagic AC provides advice about potential solutions to avoid choke situations to the Commission and the regional Member States groups.



Choke Mitigation Tool


Documents:

1718 PAC105 Choke mitigation tool

1718ref11 Commission response

   

Keywords:

bycatch, choke species, discards, landing obligation

 

Summary:

The Pelagic AC advises the Commission to use the choke mitigation tool to identify fisheries that are at risk of being closed prematurely when the landing obligation will be fully implemented in 2019 and to engage with stakeholders to find solutions.



Revised rebuilding plan for herring in 6a and 7b,c


Documents:

1718 PAC108 PELAC revised rebuilding plan herring 6a and 7bc

Commission response

   

Keywords:

Herring, rebuilding plan

 

Summary:

The Pelagic AC has revised its previous rebuilding plan for herring in 6a and 7b,c according to advice received from ICES.



Revision of the Fisheries Control System


Documents:

Commission consultation document

1718 PAC102 Revision of the Control System

Commission response

 

Keywords:

Control Regulation, EFCA

 

Summary:

The Pelagic AC presents its response to the Commission's consultation on revising the Fisheries Control System.



Post 2020 EU funding for fisheries and maritime sectors


Documents:

Commission consultation on post 2020 EU funding for fisheries and maritime sectors

PELAC request to extend deadline

PELAC recommendation on post 2020 funding

 

Keywords:

Advisory Councils, EMFF, funding

 

Summary:

The Commission has launched a consultation with Advisory Councils on post 2020 funding for fisheries and maritime sectors.