Real Time Closure (RTC) in the Skagerrak
This closure has been put in place by the Danish AgriFish Agency for the protection of juvenile cod, haddock, saithe and whiting
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In accordance with Article 8 in Commission Regulation (EU) No 724/2010 of 12 August 2010 laying down detailed rules for the implementation of real-time closures of certain fisheries in the North Sea and Skagerrak please be advised of the latest closed area now in effect as a result of positive samples at sea.
The sea area in Skagerrak, formed by the co-ordinates in the table below, is now closed for a period from 00:01 hours on 24 February 2015 to 23:59 hours on 16 March 2015.
|One -||- 57°55.50N -||- 009°42.00E|
|Two -||- 57°59.00N -||- 009°59.00E|
|Three -||- 57°54.00N -||- 010°02.00E|
|Four -||- 57°50.50N -||- 009°46.00E|
Fishing is prohibited within this sea area, for the time period specified above, with any fishing gear other than pelagic trawls, purse seines, driftnets and jiggers targeting herring, mackerel, horse mackerel, pots, scallop dredges and gillnets.
Further information of the scheme and up to date information on this closure can be found on the Danish AgriFish Agency website.