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Regulation No. 109 on Russian registered vessels fishing in the EEZ and the fishery zone around Jan Mayen in 2013.

Type of law

It is prohibited to vessels flying the Russian flag to fish in the EEZ and the fishery zone around Jan Mayen, between 12 and 200 nautical miles from the baselines. Nevertheless, they are permitted to fish in the Norwegian economic zone north of 62 N for the following fish species: cod (140 000 tons), haddock (35 000 tons), capelin (76 000 tons), Greenland halibut (7 875 tons), Sebastes marinus and Sebastes mentella (4 000 tons as bycatch), saithe (14 250 tons), catfish (4 500 tons), Norwegian spring-spawning herring (79 356 tons which quota may also apply for fishery in zones around Jan Mayen), other species as bycatch (3 000 tons which quota only applies to non-regulated quota species and caught as bycatch). Russian vessels shall be permitted to fish 11 192 tons of blue whiting in specific areas (article 4). Permission to by-catch redfish (20%), blue whiting (up to 10% and up to 5% by weight on landing), mackerel (up to 10% and up to 5% by weight on landing) and Norwegian spring-spawning herring (10% when fishing for blue whiting) applies.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Immediate entry into force with validity to 31 December 2013.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2013-01-25 nr 109: Forskrift om regulering av fisket med fart y som f rer russisk flagg i Norges konomiske sone og fiskerisonen ved Jan Mayen i 2013.