Fisheries Management: Quota management

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Image showing Cod and Ling from North Sea in a red box (photo credit is Alistair McDonnell, MFA)In this section:

  • Annual quotas
    The primary aim of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) is to ensure rational and sustainable exploitation of fish stocks through conservation and management policies. Fish quotas are set to help achieve these objectives.
  • Fixed quota allocations
    Fixed Quota Allocations (FQAs) as a means of allocating quotas formally came into operation in January 1999. This page has information on how FQAs are used to allocate quota.
  • Economic link licence condition
    This page includes information on why the condition was introduced, how economic links may be demonstrated and reports on.

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Page last modified: 16 December 2009
Page published: 14 December 2007