Mixed Russian-Norwegian Commission on Fisheries approving TACs 2012
At the 40th session in mid-October 2011 Mixed Russian-Norwegian Commission on Fisheries has approved nations' TACs 2012 for Northeast arctic cod and haddock, capelin and halibut, reports http://www.megafishnet.com/.
More specifically, the TACs have been set at the following volumes:
- Northeast arctic cod TAC - 751,000 MT, 8% up on 2011;
- Northeast arctic haddock TAC - 318,000 MT, 5% up on 2011;
- Barents Sea capelin TAC - 320,000 MT, 16% down on 2011;
- Black halibut TAC - 18,000 MT, 3,000 MT up on 2011.
The sides have also agreed on technical regulations for black halibut fishery.