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1 August 2012 -
1 August 2012
The European Commission announced today deductions from 2012 fishing quotas of those Member States that had exceeded their quotas in 2011. Through deductions the Commission can immediately address the damage done to the stocks overfished in the previous year and ensure a sustainable use by all Member States of a common fishing resource.
27 July 2012 -
27 July 2012
The European Commission, on behalf of the European Union, and the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, initialled on 26 July a 2-year Fisheries Partnership Protocol (FPA) between the EU and Mauritania.
19 July 2012 -
19 July 2012
Which fisheries are concerned by the measures proposed and which fisheries are not concerned by those measures? Which regions and fishing industries are concerned? Vessels directly involved are mainly ...
19 July 2012 -
19 July 2012
The European Commission has proposed new measures to regulate fishing for deep-sea species in the North-East Atlantic. Deep sea ecosystems and the species that live in them are particularly vulnerable ...
17 July 2012 -
17 July 2012
The European Commission has proposed a total allowable catch (TAC) of 20 700 tonnes of anchovy in the Bay of Biscay for the fishing season 1 July 2012 - 30 June 2013, representing a reduction of 30% compared to the previous season.
5 July 2012
In parallel to the development of the new EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and the European Maritime Fisheries Fund (EMFF), the Commission is currently reflecting on new Long Term Management Plans (LTMP).
13 July 2012 -
13 July 2012
The Agriculture and Fisheries Council meeting of July 2012 will take place in Brussels on 16 July 2012, under the Presidency of Cypriot Minister for Agriculture, Natural Resources & Environment Mr....
11 July 2012 -
11 July 2012
European Union and Japan are going to cooperate to combat illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing - so called IUU fishing. A Joint Statement to this end will be signed today in Tokyo by Maria Damanaki, European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Akira Gunji, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan.

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