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The evaluation will assess the measures established for the protection and sustainable use of the stock of European eel, and the contribution of the Eel Management Plans to the recovery of the stock of European eel.

Maritime affairs and fisheries
Type of act
Staff working document


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Evaluation and Fitness Check Roadmap
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13 April 2018 - 11 May 2018 (midnight Brussels time)
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  • Deutscher Fischerei-Verband (Germany)
    11 Mai 2018 Business association
    Deutscher Fischerei-Verband (Germany)

    Dear sir or madam, attached you will find the statement of the German Fisheries Association on the evaluation of the Eel Regulation by the European Commission. Best regards Claus Ubl Deutscher Fischerei-Verband

  • Lough Neagh Fishermen's Co-operative Society Ltd. (United Kingdom)
    11 May 2018 Company/business organisation
    Lough Neagh Fishermen's Co-operative Society Ltd. (United Kingdom)

    This representation is submitted on behalf of Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative Society (LNFCS) based in N. Ireland and which is responsible for the management of the eel industry in the Lough Neagh EMU. LNFCS controls the entire freshwater life cycle of the European eel within the Neagh/Bann RBD. It therefore has excellent insight into the particular issues which have exercised the minds of stakeholders, scientists, national authorities...

  • Coalition Clean Baltic (Sweden)
    11 May 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Coalition Clean Baltic (Sweden)

    CCB fully supports this process and want to see a thorough evaluation of the eel recovery plan and the national implementation via the set measures and monitoring. We appreciate the outlined approach related to the WFD RBMPs as this is important to look closely at since RBMPs has mostly ignored eel. Several other EU Directives and policies related to fishing, water and marine environment has changed since the eel recovery plan was concluded...

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14 December 2018 - 08 March 2019 (midnight Brussels time)
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First quarter 2019

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