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Order No. 288 on the use of acoustic deterrent devices (pingers) in certain fisheries.

Country/Territory
Denmark
Document type
Regulation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Fisheries, Wild species & ecosystems
Keyword
Marine fisheries Fishing area Fishing gear/fishing method Marine mammals Bycatch Seasons Fishery management and conservation
Geographical area
Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Entry into force notes
The Order enters into force on 22 March 2013 and shall repeal on 22 March 2015.
Abstract

The Order applies to Danish commercial fishing by registered Danish vessels with regard to fishing and fishing periods set out in Appendix 1, and the applicaiton of acoustic devices which may be of a maximum height of 455 meters. The regulation of such acoustic equipment applies in view of incidental catches of cetaceans.

Full text
Danish
Website
www.retsinformation.dk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Regulation (EC) No. 812/2004 laying down measures concerning incidental catches of cetaceans in fisheries and amending Regulation (EC) No. 88/98.

Legislation | European Union | 2004

Keyword: Marine mammals, Marine fisheries, Bycatch, Fishing area, Fishing gear/fishing method, Enforcement/compliance, Data collection/reporting, Fishery management and conservation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Fisheries Act.

Legislation | Denmark | 2017 (2018)

Keyword: Protection of habitats, Framework law, Fishery management and conservation, Inland fisheries, Aquaculture, Marine fisheries, Freshwater fishes, Non-commercial fishing, Data collection/reporting, Fishing gear/fishing method, Institution, Foreign fishing, Management/conservation, Wild fauna, Wild flora, Aquatic animals, Aquatic plants

Source: FAO, FAOLEX