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September 14, 2017

Eel no longer order of the day as Danish Presidency of Baltfish begins

Protecting endangered eel by prohibiting fishing as well as discussions on quotas, including cod, dominated the Baltfish agenda as the regional fisheries management body for the Baltic Sea began its eighth year of work in Copenhagen, with Denmark the final country to host the rotating annual Presidency.

August 29, 2017

Commission Baltic proposals: Roll over western cod quota but ban eel fishing

Ahead of the October Council, the European Commission has made it's proposal for the 2018 quotas in the Baltic Sea.

August 24, 2017

Return of M74 syndrome in Baltic salmon strengthens the case for spatial management of sprat

Over the past year there has been a significant increase in the M74 syndrome which has blighted salmon stocks in the Baltic Sea. This reproductive disorder is known to occur more often when sprat forms too large a part of the salmon diet.

June 27, 2017

Recommendations to implement EBFM in the Baltic Sea

FishSec has completed a set of recommendations for the implementation of ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) in the Baltic Sea region.

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