Management of Demersal Stocks

This section provides guidance for the implementation of the Conservation and Management Measure for the Management of Demersal Stocks in the Agreement Area (CMM 2019/15). It applies to all fishing flags catching (as target, bycatch or for research purposes) Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus spp) in the SIOFA area.
The fishing seasons is December 1st to November 30th. Two management area have been defined: DEL CANO RISE and WILLIAMS RIDGE (see attached Guidelines and CMM 2019/15 for their definition).

Fishery status on November 1st, 2019:

DEL CANO RISE toothfish fishery status : OPEN to EU, France and Japan
Allowed seasonal catch left: 7.5 tonnes

WILLIAMS RIDGE toothfish fishery status : OPEN.
Allowed seasonal catch left: 19.17 tonnes

Williams Ridge management cells status:

GREEN CELL Cell open to fishing
RED CELL Seasonal closure to fishing

Next update on December 1st, 2019