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Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/410 establishing a fisheries closure for whiting in area 7a for vessels flying the flag of Belgium.

European Union
Document type
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 81, 9 March 2021, pp. 24-26.
Marine fisheries Fishery management and conservation Protection of species Landing Transshipment Processing/handling Allocation/quota Fishing vessel Fishing area Bycatch
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Entry into force notes
This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation prohibits to search for fish, shoot, set or haul a fishing gear for the purpose of fishing whiting by vessels flying the flag of or registered in Belgium in area 7a. Transshipping, retaining on board, processing on board, transferring, caging, fattening and landing of fish and fishery products from that stock caught by those vessels shall remain authorized for catches taken prior to the date specified in the Annex to this Regulation. Unintended catches of species from that stock by those vessels shall be brought and retained on board the fishing vessels, recorded, landed and counted against quotas in accordance with Article 15 of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013.

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References - Legislation


Council Regulation (EC) No. 1224/2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy, amending Regulations (EC) No. 847/96, (EC) No. 2371/2002, (EC) No. 811/2004, (EC) No. 768/2005, (EC) No. 2115/2005, (EC) No. 2166/2005, (EC) No. 388/2006, (EC) No. 509/2007, (EC) No. 676/2007, (EC) No. 1098/2007, (EC) No. 1300/2008, (EC) No. 1342/2008 and repealing Regulations (EEC) No. 2847/93, (EC) No. 1627/94 and (EC) No. 1966/2006.

Legislation | European Union | 2009 (2019)

Keyword: Access-to-information, Allocation/quota, Aquaculture, Aquatic animals, Artisanal fishing, Biodiversity, Certification, Coastal zone management, Cooperative/producer organization, Data collection/reporting, Enforcement/compliance, Fishery management and conservation, Fishing area, Fishing authorization, Fishing gear/fishing method, Fishing vessel, Foreign fishing, Harbour, Inspection, International organization, International trade, Landing, Marine fisheries, Marine fishes, Maritime zone, Marking/identification, Monitoring, Non-commercial fishing, Offences/penalties, Precautionary principle, Processing/handling, Protected fishing area, Protection of species, Registration, Seasons, Size, Standards, Total allowable catch, Traceability/product tracing, Transport/storage


Regulation (EU) No. 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the Common Fisheries Policy, amending Council Regulations (EC) No. 1954/2003 and (EC) No. 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No. 2371/2002 and (EC) No. 639/2004 and Council Decision 2004/585/EC.

Legislation | European Union | 2013 (2022)

Keyword: Framework law, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Mariculture, Foreign fishing, Fishery management and conservation, High seas, Access right, Enforcement/compliance, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Institution, Policy/planning, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Integrated management, Bycatch, Biodiversity, Ecosystem preservation