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No 10 / 2021 - REAL TIME CLOSURE IN FAROE WATERS

Closure of an area, within the Faroese fishery zone for fisheries with trawl.

Please be informed that inspections carried out by Faroe Islands Fisheries Inspection and reports from fishing vessels have revealed that the amount of juvenile fish in the catches is found to be too high in an area in Faroe waters.

Due to this information, we have decided to close an area for fisheries with trawl.

  1. 6215N – 0512W
  2. 6215N – 0515W
  3. 6212N – 0515W
  4. 6206N – 0512W
  5. 6206N – 0501W
  6. 6215N – 0512W

The area is closed in the period from the 27. August 2021 at 20:00 UTC to the 24. September  2021 at 20:00 UTC