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New guidance for fishermen ahead of next phase of the discard ban

The next phase of the landing obligation, also known as the ‘discard ban’, comes into force from 1 January 2018.

The Marine Management Organisation has provided guidance for the fishing industry to help them comply with the next phase of the discard ban. This outlines which fish come under the landing obligation, what fishermen have to do with them on board, and which can be sold for human consumption.

Posted 21/12/2017 11:34

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