The change in Northeast Atlantic mackerel distribution has brought the discussion of allocation of fishing opportunities among coastal states to the fore. NMTT has reviewed the legal background (UNCLOS and the UN Fisheries Agreement) and has developed a proposal for a more dynamic allocation procedure that the static relative stability schemes that have been current practice.
The report will be presented at a session held in the margin of the Tórshavn symposium on Blue Growth on 2 June 2015 at 5pm.
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