Good news and bad for Danish fishing
The Danish Fishermen’s Association has advised ending nephrops fishing due to the fall in demand

Good news and bad for Danish fishing

With the demand dropping and cold stores filling up, the Danish Fishermen’s Association (DFPO) has recommended that direct fishing for nephrops should stop. ‘Due to the coronavirus crisis, the European…

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Recommended increase to sandeel quota
With indications of a healthy sandeel stock, Norway’s Institute of Marine Research has advised a quota increase

Recommended increase to sandeel quota

Norway’s Institute of Marine Research has updated its quota advice for sandeel, advising a 70,000 tonne quota increase. Sandeel is one of the small number of stocks the Institute issues…

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Queueing to land sandeel

So far this year, the sandeel season has been one of the best for years, with fishing strong enough to leave industrial trawlers queueing to land at Triple Nine’s Thyborøn factory.

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Strong Norwegian sandeel stock

The 2016 sandeel class is the largest observed since 2005. In addition, the stock has been relatively for the last three years, according to Norway’s Institute of Marine Research.

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Best sandeel quotas for a decade

The EU has just set out this year’s sandeel quotas and there is good news in store for Danish fishing, which looks to be getting the best quotas the fleet has seen for more than ten years. In February ICES announced its advice on sandeel fisheries, with the expectation that there would be a healthy 2017 quota.

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