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EU Commissioner for Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Karmenu Vella will present the Commission's proposals for fixing fishing opportunities for 2017 for the Atlantic, North Sea and Black Sea to the Agriculture and Fisheries Council on 12-13 December.
The European Commission's yearly proposal for the 2017 fishing opportunities has now been supplemented with additional figures on stocks, where ICES has provided scientific advice after the publication of the Commission's proposal.
The Commission today proposed fishing opportunities for the Black Sea for 2017.

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Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

The Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries works to develop the potential of the European maritime economy and to secure sustainable fisheries, a stable supply of seafood, healthy seas and prosperous coastal communities – for today's Europeans and for future generations.

This involves promoting an integrated approach to all maritime policies with a view to foster the blue economy; and formulating the development and implementation of the Common Fisheries Policy – the cornerstone of our actions for a sustainable exploitation of fisheries resources

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