The landing obligation and 2016 Atlantic fishing quotas

This letter was sent to the Commission’s Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries ahead of the Commission’s proposal for 2016 Atlantic TACs.

In this letter we urge Mr Machado to consider the impact of the landing obligation’s partial implementation on the fixing of Atlantic fishing quotas, and asked him to incorporate our suggestions into the imminent Commission proposal on fixing Atlantic fishing opportunities

Published on November 12, 2015