EU Council Reaches Agreement on 2021 Baltic Sea Catch Limits
The Council of the European Union agreement on 2021 fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea with a focus on the recovery of fish stocks. EU ministers agreed to decrease fishing opportunities in a number of Baltic Sea fish stocks to boost recovery.
The agreement includes continuing the closure of the Eastern Baltic cod fishery and to provide only a by-catch quota, which was again significantly reduced compared to last year’s. According to a press release, the largest cuts in the total allowable catches (TACs) were for...
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