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.

Overview of TACs and Quota’s for 2024:
TACs and quotas 2024 – European Commission (

Overview of TACs and Quota’s for 2023:



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 by the following link:

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