The Northeast Atlantic quota sharing saga continues

Northeast Atlantic herring

Source: MSC

Despite agreements by coastal states to follow the scientific advice in 2024, the absence of quota sharing arrangements means that the future sustainability of fish stocks in the Northeast Atlantic is still in question.

That’s according to North Atlantic Pelagic Advocacy Group (NAPA), which said that the delegations of the Northeast Atlantic Coastal States – the EU, Iceland, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Norway and the UK, have been here many times before.

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