|Author (Corporate)||European Commission|
|Series Details||COM (2019) 483|
Legislative initiative published by the European Commission in October 2019 concerning the 2020 catch limits for the main commercial fish stocks in the Atlantic, the North Sea and international fisheries in which EU vessels participate.
All fishing opportunities regulations must limit the harvesting of the fish stocks to levels that must be consistent with the overall objectives of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP). In this respect, Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 sets out the objectives for the annual proposals for catch and fishing effort limitations to ensure that Union fisheries are ecologically, economically and socially sustainable. The fishing opportunities exercise represents an annual management cycle (biennial in the case of deep-sea stocks). However, this does not stand in the way of the introduction of long-term management approaches.
This proposal contains fishing opportunities that the Union establishes autonomously. However, it also features fishing opportunities resulting from multilateral or bilateral fisheries consultations. Thus, this proposal covers, apart from autonomous Union stocks:
The proposal was put forward by the European Commission on 24 October 2019. The Council of the European Union reached an agreement on the fishing opportunities on 18 December.
|Subject Categories||Business and Industry, Internal Markets|
|Subject Tags||Common Fisheries Policy [CFP], Fisheries | Aquaculture|
|Keywords||Total Allowable Catch [TAC]
|International Organisations||European Union [EU]|