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ARCHIVE: Fisheries Management: Quota management
- 13 May 2009: Statement by all UK Fisheries Ministers on Quota Management and Licensing (PDF 113KB) published.
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.
- Statistics on quota uptake
You can find daily, weekly and annual quota data at www.marinemanagement.org.uk/fisheries/statistics/quota.htm
Page last modified: 16 December 2009
Page published: 14 December 2007