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Council Regulation (EC) No. 66/98 laying down certain conservation and control measures applicable to fishing activities in the Antarctic and repealing Regulation (EC) No. 2113/96.

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Pêche maritime Haute mer Navire de pêche Volume admissible de captures Maillage Engins de pêche/méthodes de pêche Gestion et conservation des pêches
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This Regulation shall enter into force on the seventh day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Communities.

This Regulation applies to Community fishing vessels which take and retain on board fish from marine living resources of the area south of 60° South latitude and of the area between that latitude and the Antarctic convergence which forms part of the Antarctic marine ecosystem with the exception of waters subject to such coastal State jurisdiction as may exist in accordance with international law. This Regulation shall be without prejudice to the provisions of the Convention and shall operate in furtherance of these objectives and principles and the provisions of the final act of the conference at which it was adopted. Only those vessels named in the list mentioned in paragraph 2 should have the right to carry out fishing activities in the area defined in article 1. Directed fishing of Notothenia rossii, of finfish, Gobionotothen gibberifrons, and of Chaenocephalus aceratus, Pseudochaenichthys georgianus, Lepidonotothen squamifrons and Patagonotothen guntheri is prohibited. Furthermore is indicated the total allowable catch, the authorized fishing gear, control measures, mesh size and application of conservation measures to scientific fisheries research activities. Finally in Annex are indicated the requirements on exploratory crab fishery in FAO Antarctic sub-area 48.3.(23 articles and 5 Annexes)

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Council Regulation (EC) No. 2479/98 amending Regulation (EC) No. 66/98 laying down certain conservation and control measures applicable to fishing activities in the Antarctic.

Législation | 1998

Mot clé: Pêche maritime, Haute mer, Gestion et conservation des pêches, Navire de pêche, Volume admissible de captures, Prises accessoires