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Regulation No. 44 fishing for tusk, ling and blue ling in Iceland Economic Zone in 2015.

Type of law

The Regulation sets bycatch and fishing quota rules for Norwegian vessels engaging in fishing in the Iceland's economic zone in 2015. They are authorized to fish up to 500 tons of tusk, ling and blue ling along Iceland's economic zone south of 64 N and 12 nautical miles from the baseline coast and only vessels with access to participate in coastal fishery in adherence to Regulation No. 1823 may engage in such activities. Bycatch consisting of other species when fishing for tusk, ling and blue ling is permitted and total quantity of other species may not exceed 25% by weight thereof. Up to 10% bycatch of Greenland halibut and 10% bycatch of deep sea redfish are permitted. Bycatch of halibut is prohibited. Until two vessels are permitted to participate in fishing for demersal fish in Iceland's economic zone in 2015.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
14 January 2015 with validity until 31 December 2015.
Source language


Legislation Amendment
Original title
Forskrift om regulering av fisket etter brosme, lange og bl lange i Islands konomiske sone i 2015.