Statutory guidance

Real Time Closure (RTC) in the Skaggerak 22/11 - 12/12/14.

This closure has been put in place by the Danish AgriFish Agency in the Skagerrak for Juvenile Cod, Haddock, Saithe and Whiting.


Map of closed area

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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 22/11/2014 to 23:59 hours on 12/12/2014.

Point Latitude Longitude
One 57°54.00N 009°14.00E
Two 57°51.50N 009°20.00E
Three 57°44.50N 009°09.50E
Four 57°47.20N 009°02.50E

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.

Published 24 November 2014