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The ten Member States that declared having exceeded their fishing quotas in 2013 will face reduced fishing quotas for those stocks in 2014. The European Commission announces these deductions on a yearly basis to immediately address the damage done to the stocks overfished in the previous year and ensure a sustainable use by Member States of common fishery resources. Compared to last year, the number of deductions made went down by 22%.

Commissioner Maria Damanaki's visit to Athens

Press release - 20/09/2010

The Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Ms Maria Damanaki, met today in Athens WWF representatives Mr. Sergi Tudela, Director of the Programme Fisheries of the Mediterranean, and Mr. Yiorgos Paximadis, responsible for the Maritime Environment of WWF Greece.

The Commissioner was informed of the data collected by the Organization in relation with the stocks of blue fin tuna in the Mediterranean, as well as of WWF's proposals regarding the fisheries of this species next year. On the other hand, WWF's representation made its proposals on the fishery policy in the Mediterranean, within the framework of the reform of the Common Fisheries Policy. It stressed the need of compliance of the fisheries with the Mediterranean Regulation (winch trawls and other bottom towed gears).

Ms Maria Damanaki and WWF representatives; Mr. Yiorgos Paximadis, responsible for the Maritime Environment of WWF Greece and Mr. Sergi Tudela, Director of the Programme Fisheries of the Mediterranean.

Ms Maria Damanaki and WWF representatives; Mr. Yiorgos Paximadis, responsible for the Maritime Environment of WWF Greece and Mr. Sergi Tudela, Director of the Programme Fisheries of the Mediterranean.

Ms Maria Damanaki and WWF representatives; Mr. Yiorgos Paximadis, responsible for the Maritime Environment of WWF Greece and Mr. Sergi Tudela, Director of the Programme Fisheries of the Mediterranean.