Statutory guidance

Precautionary area at Eigersundsbanken 28 September to 4 October 2015.

This is a message to fishing vessels, fishing with seine net and trawl for demersal species.


Precautionary area at Eigersundsbanken map

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Based on inspections in the area Eigersundsbanken, showing too much fish under legal size, Coastguard vessel KV Bergen has established a precautionary area limited by straight lines between the following positions:

  1. 58 04.0N-004 09.0E
  2. 57 53.0N-004 09.0E
  3. 57 53.0N-004 42.0E
  4. 58 04.0N-004 42.0E

Vessels that intend to fish in the area must contact Norwegian Coastguard before start of fishing operations. Area will be valid from the 28 of September at 00.00 UTC until 4 of October at 24.00 UTC.

Questions regarding the precautionary area can be forward to the Norwegian Coastguard. Coastguard vessel KV Bergen is responsible for the area.

Published 28 September 2015