DSCC News

Proposal for a regulation to manage deep-sea fisheries in the North-East Atlantic

5 February 2015

The European Commission released a proposal in July 2012 (COM(2012)0371) for a new regulation establishing specific conditions for fishing deep-sea stocks in EU and international waters of the Northeast Atlantic in order to replace the current EU deep-sea access regime.

In October 2014 the DSCC issued a summary of priority recommendations on the proposal for a regulation to manage deep-sea fisheries in the North-East Atlantic.

Read the DSCC summary of priority recommendations (pdf)