MoU with ICES and information on biomass levels of stocks

This letter was sent to Director General João Aguiar Machado at The European Commission, DG Maritime Affairs & Fisheries regarding the MoU with ICES and information on biomass levels of stocks.

In this letter we ask Mr Machado to confirm that in 2016, the Commission will seek advice from the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) on the status of biomass in relation to levels capable of producing maximum sustainable yield (MSY).

Published on November 24, 2015