Fishing quotas in the Atlantic and North Sea for 2018

The Commission wants quotas for 53 fish stocks in the Atlantic and North Sea to be either increased or maintained in 2018 and quotas for 25 other stocks to be reduced. A zero quota is proposed for stocks of plaice in the Celtic Sea and whiting in the Irish Sea. The proposal will be discussed by EU fisheries ministers in December to be applied as from 1 January 2018.

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