Statutory guidance

Precautionary area at Koralbanken (19 June to 3 July 2015)

On Friday 19 June 2015 a precautionary area in Koralbanken has been set for fishing vessels, fishing with seine net and trawl for demersal species.

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Fisheries Norway website

Details

The precautionary area takes effect from 19.00 UTC on 19 June 2015 to 19.00 UTC on 3 July 2015.

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

Point Latitude Longitude
1 5815.0N 00230.0E
2 5810.0N 00255.0E
3 5840.0N 00315.0E
4 5846.0N 00250.0E

Vessels that intend to fish in the area must contact Norwegian Coastguard before start of fishing operations.

Questions regarding the precautionary area can be forward to the Norwegian Coastguard.

Coastguard vessel KV Bergen is responsible for the area.

Published 22 June 2015