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Decree No. 216 of 2011 to regulate fishing for tusk, ling and blue ling in the Economic Zone of Iceland in 2011.

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This Decree prohibits fishing for the fish species tusk, ling and blue ling by Norwegian vessels in the economic zone of Iceland in the year 2011. However, it allows for a catch of 500 tons of such fish species south of the 64 parallel on the seaward side of 12 miles measured from the baseline. It allows also for a bycatch of halibut (5 percent), greenland halibut (10 percent), and trunk red fish (10 percent). The total quota for Norway shall be equally divided among participating vessels. Fishing on the high seas by a vessel participating in fishing in the EEZ of Iceland is forbidden. The last sailing date is fixed at 7 August.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter brosme, lange og bl lange i Islands konomiske sone i 2011.