Regulations

Total Allowable Catches

Total Allowable Catches (TACs) are catch limits, expressed in tonnes or numbers, that are established to regulate the exploitation of most commercial fish stocks.

TACs for the stocks within the Pelagic AC’s remit may be accessed below.

Name Year Downloads
TACs Baltic Sea stocks 2020 2020 Download
Council regulation 2020 fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks 2020 Download
TACs Atlantic & North Sea stocks 2019 2019 Download
TACs Baltic Sea stocks 2019 2019 Download
TACs Atlantic & North Sea stocks 2018 2018 Download
TACs Baltic Sea stocks 2018 2018 Download
TACs Atlantic North Sea 2017 2017 Download
TACs Baltic Sea 2017 2017 Download
TACs Atlantic North Sea 2016 2016 Download
TACs Baltic Sea 2016 2016 Download
TACs Atlantic North Sea 2015 2015 Download
TACs Baltic Sea 2015 2015 Download
TACs Atlantic North Sea 2014 2014 Download
TACs Baltic Sea 2014 2014 Download
Council Regulation No 1088-2012 certain fish stocks Baltic Sea 2013 Download
Council TACs 2013 autonomous stocks 2013 Download
Council TACs 2013 shared stocks 2013 Download
TAC-quota regulation autonomous stocks 2012 Download
TAC-quota regulation shared stocks 2012 Download

Coastal States Agreements

Coastal States Agreements are joint fishing agreements that set out the basis for effectively managing and accessing fish stocks that move between the Exclusive Economic Zones (EEZ) of EU Coastal States.

Coastal States Agreements for the stocks within the remit of Pelagic AC may be accessed below.

Name Year Downloads
2021 EU-Norway, Faroe Islands Iceland and UK Agreed Records on the management of blue whiting 2021 Download
2021 EU-Norway, Faroe Islands, Iceland, Russian Federation and UK Agreed Records on the management of Atlanto-Scandian herring 2021 Download
2020 EU-Norway Agreed Records 2020 Download
2020 EU-Norway Agreed Records Skagerrak Kattegat 2020 Download
2020 EU-Norway Agreed Records Protocol on behalf of Sweden 2020 Download
2020 EU-Norway Agreed Records on atlanto-scandian herring licenses 2020 Download
2020 EU-Norway Agreed Records on the management of blue whiting and atlanto-scandian herring 2020 Download
2019 EU - Faroe Islands - Iceland - Norway agreement on blue whiting in NE Atlantic 2019 Download
2019 EU - Faroe Islands - Iceland - Norway - Russian Federation agreement on atlanto-scandian herring in NE Atlantic 2019 Download
2019 EU - Norway Agreed Records 2019 Download
2019 EU - Norway Agreed Records Skagerrak-Kattegat 2019 Download
2019 EU - Norway Agreed Records Protocol on behalf of Sweden 2019 Download
2018 EU-Norway agreed records 2018 Download
2018 EU-Norway license agreement on Mackerel access 2018 Download
2018 EU-Norway agreement on Mackerel in NE Atlantic 2018 Download
2018 EU-Faroe Islands agreement 2018 Download
3-party 2017 Mackerel agreement and EU-Norway 2017 bilateral 2017 Download
NEAFC recommendations 2016 (for 2017) 2017 Download
Agreed Record EU-Norway ad hoc WHB and ASH for 2017 2017 Download
Agreed records EU-Norway for 2017 2017 Download
2017 EU-Norway license agreements on AS Herring access 2017 Download
Agreed records for 2017 EU-Faroe Islands 2017 Download
EU-Faroes-Norway mackerel 2016 2016 Download
EU-Norway mackerel 2016 2016 Download
EU-Norway mackerel licences 2016 2016 Download
Additional transfer of 25000t WHB in the 2016 EU-Norway balance 2016 Download
EU-Faroer 2015 bilateral access agreement on WHB and ASH 2015 Download
EU-Norway license agreement re AS Herring 2015 Download
Agreed records NO-Sweden 2014 2014 Download
Agreed Records EU-Norway 2014 2014 Download
Agreed records EU-Norway Skagerrak 2014 2014 Download
Agreed records EU-Faroer 2014 2014 Download
EU-Norway blue whiting 2014 reciprocal access arrangement 2014 Download
2014 blue whiting CS agreement (4 parties) 2014 Download
2014 CS AS Herring agreement 2014 Download
Agreed Record 2013 EU Norway mutual fisheries 2013 Download
Coastal States agreed record 2012 BWH 2012 Download
Coastal States agreed record 2012 on Atlanto Scandian herring 2012 Download
Coastal States agreed record 2012 on Atlanto Scandian Herring (licence arrangement) 2012 Download
EU-Norway agreed record 2012 on mutual fisheries relations 2012 Download
EU-Norway agreed record 2012 Protocol on behalf of Sweden 2012 Download
EU-Norway agreed record 2012 Skagerrak and Kattegat 2012 Download
EU-Norway agreed record 2012 Management of Mackerel in N-E Atlantic 2012 Download
EU-Norway agreed record 2012 on Mackerel (licence arrangement) 2012 Download

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