Spain sees the EC proposal on limited and initial fishing quotas

Published Nov 5, 2021

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Two fishing boats moored in the port of the Biscayan town of Bermeo (Vizcaya), Efeagro / Luis Tejido Brussels specifically plans to reduce by 18%, to 6,787 tonnes, the catches of hake in areas of the Bay of Biscay and in Portuguese waters and the Azores, as well as cut by 20% those of haddock in most of the Gulf of Vizcaya, up to 1,185 tons. The cut for this species remains at 10% for fishing in Cantabrian waters (149 tons), as well as in Portuguese waters and the Azores (182 tons). Regarding sole, the European Commission proposes a 36% cut, to 2,179 tons, in the northern and central areas of the Bay of Biscay, and a reduction of 15%, to 582 tons, in the rest of the Gulf as well as in Portuguese and Azores waters, while in western Irish waters the reduction reaches 44%, to 19 tonnes. Brussels also proposes a 16% reduction in jack mackerel fishing in Portuguese waters, to 102,796 tonnes. On the contrary, it proposes to increase the fishing quota for monkfish in the Cantabrian Sea ...
Source: PEefeagro
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