Statutory guidance

Seasonal closures for cod 2019

Two sea areas closed in IVc from 00:00 on 1 January 2019 to 23:59 on 30 April 2019.


Chart of closed areas (Seasonal closures 2019)

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Based on the recommendation of the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science, there are 2 seasonal closures to protect spawning cod in Area IVc from 00.00 on 1 January 2019 until 23.59 on 30 April 2019.

Closure number Coordinates and description
Seasonal closure 1 52’41.000’N 003’18.000’E – circle of 10 nautical miles from this point
Seasonal closure 2 52’10.500’N 002’50.750’E – circle of 10 nautical miles from this point
Published 21 January 2016
Last updated 12 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Map updated
  2. 2017 closures added
  3. First published.