Read more about the article ICES advice fails to tally with Danish fishing experience
‘This is a big problem that we would love to see solved,’ said DFPO chairman Svend-Erik Andersen. Images: DFPO

ICES advice fails to tally with Danish fishing experience

The Danish Fishermen’s PO (DFPO) has weighed in with its own criticisms of ICES advice for North Sea, Skagerrak and Kattegat fisheries for 2022. Like the Scottish associations, they Danish…

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Read more about the article 2021 pelagic recommendations: herring up, mackerel down
ICES has recommended reductions to mackerel, blue whiting and horse mackerel quotas next year, but a 24% increase in Atlanto-Scandian herring

2021 pelagic recommendations: herring up, mackerel down

ICES has announced its 2021 North-Eastern Atlantic quota recommendations for mackerel, Atlanto-Scandian herring, horse mackerel and blue whiting. The recommendation is for mackerel to be set at 852,284, an 8%…

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Read more about the article Key milestone in recognition of fishermen’s information
A recent ICES report recognises that fishermen’s information can have a central role to play in stock assessment

Key milestone in recognition of fishermen’s information

A recent ICES report marks an important milestone in the incorporation of information generated by the fishing industry itself into stock assessment processes. The report comes following an important meeting…

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