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Requirements for Documentation, Data Collection and Scientific Evaluations

  • Dominic RihanEmail author
  • Sven S. Uhlmann
  • Clara Ulrich
  • Mike Breen
  • Tom Catchpole

Abstract

This chapter describes the process and evaluation behind several of the flexibility elements introduced into the Basic Regulation. Firstly, it describes how a fishery may be granted a “high survival exemption” (HSE) or “de minimis” to the Landing Obligation, for a particular regulated species. It details the process of generating any exemption supporting evidence by Member States and the evaluation process. The impact of the Landing Obligation on the scientific advice for setting fishing opportunities is also described as well as the annual reporting process. The final section deals with the challenges faced by the main players in this whole process.

Keywords

De minimis Delegated act European Commission Flexibility High survival ICES Joint recommendations Landing Obligation STECF TACs and quotas 

Notes

Acknowledgments

We are grateful to the contributions by and discussions with members of the ICES expert working group on methods for estimating discard survival (WGMEDS).

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominic Rihan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sven S. Uhlmann
    • 2
  • Clara Ulrich
    • 3
  • Mike Breen
    • 4
  • Tom Catchpole
    • 5
  1. 1.Bord Iascaigh MharaDun LaoghaireIreland
  2. 2.Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and FoodOostendeBelgium
  3. 3.DTU Aqua, Technical University of DenmarkKgs LyngbyDenmark
  4. 4.Institute of Marine Research (IMR)BergenNorway
  5. 5.Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas)LowestoftUK

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