EC launches digital tool to help fight IUU fishing


The EU’s new CATCH tool will help support the certification scheme for imported produce to help combat IUU fishing

The European Commission has introduced a digital tool to help combat illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing.

The amendments to the regulation also change the content of the catch certification and accompanying documentation to improve traceability as well as reinforcing measures to deal with countries in breach of the regulation.

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