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.
Dissostichus
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 January 24, 2020:

DEL CANO RISE toothfish fishery status : OPEN to EU, France and Japan
Allowed seasonal catch left: 55 tonnes

WILLIAMS RIDGE toothfish fishery status : PARTIALLY OPEN.
Allowed seasonal catch left: 89 tonnes

Williams Ridge management cells status:
WILLIAMS_RIDGE

GREEN CELL Cell open to fishing (2 longline sets allowed)
ORANGE CELL 1 longline set left allowed
RED CELL Seasonal closure to fishing

Please check this page everytime when fishing is intended in Del Cano Rise or Williams Ridge areas