“Deep-Sea Fisheries and Vulnerable Ecosystems in the Northeast Atlantic: How the EU Can Reform its Deep-Sea Management Regime”; The Pew Environment Group.

Date: July 17, 2012

A new European Commission proposal to overhaul the regulation of deep-sea fisheries in the northeast Atlantic Ocean is a promising step toward transforming the area into a sustainable fishery. The proposal would repeal Council Regulation (EC) 2347/2002 (the ‘deep-sea access regime’) and establish new conditions for EU vessels fishing for deep-sea species in the northeast Atlantic.

Author: The Pew Environment Group

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