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The two countries' negotiating leaders at the end of the session. Ilya Shestakov watches as Morten Berg puts his signature to the agreement documents. Image: Kjell Ingebrigtsen

Russia-Norway agreement, modest quota increase for 2020

An agreement was signed between Russia and Norway following negotiations that took place at Petrozavodsk in Karelia. With the joint Norwegian-Russian Fisheries Commission meeting for the 49th time, the two…

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Read more about the article Ending the capelin Yo-Yo
Pelagisk Forening and Sildesalgslag want to see an annual initial quota to add stability to the Barents Sea capelin fishery

Ending the capelin Yo-Yo

Pelagisk Forening, representing Norwegian pelagic operators, has put out a call for greater stability in the capelin fishery, which in recent has rocked from a substantial fishery, to zero. ‘We…

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Read more about the article Scientists recommend reduced Barents Sea cod quota – but increases for haddock and saithe
The recommendation is for reduced Barents Sea quotas for cod, but increased for saithe and haddock

Scientists recommend reduced Barents Sea cod quota – but increases for haddock and saithe

ICES has recommended that the 2020 Barents Sea cod quota should be cut by 35,000 tonnes compared to this year’s quota – while taking it as read that haddock and…

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