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Regulation No. 707 on quota for fishing King Crab in the regulated area East of 26 E in 2012-2013.

Type of law

The Regulation sets rules on the fishing quota of king crab specifically found in quota-regulated marine areas (article 1). Norwegian vessels are allowed to catch 800 tons male crabs, 50 tons female crabs and 100 tons of damaged male crabs in these areas, between 1 August 2012 to 31 July 2013. Of these quantities, 30.3 tons male crabs shall be allocated for research purposes, 3 tons of male crabs for fishing, and 2 tons of male crabs for leisure fishing. It is not permitted to transfer catch from one vessel to another and total allowable bycatch may be up to 5%. Registration of catch must be submitted to the Fishery Directorate within 14 days after the month of catch.
Date of text
Entry into force notes
Entry into force on 1 August 2012 with validity until 31 July 2013.
Amended by Regulation No. 744 of 13 July 2012.
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Legislation Amendment
Original title
FOR 2012-06-29 nr 707: Forskrift om regulering av fangst av kongekrabbe i kvoteregulert omr de st for 26 mv. i 2012 2013.