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Document 32011R0075

Commission Regulation (EU) No 75/2011 of 28 January 2011 establishing a prohibition of fishing for blue marlin in the Atlantic Ocean by vessels flying the flag of a Member State of the European Union

OJ L 27, 1.2.2011, p. 9–10 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

Legal status of the document No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 31/12/2010

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2011/75(1)/oj

1.2.2011   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 27/9


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) No 75/2011

of 28 January 2011

establishing a prohibition of fishing for blue marlin in the Atlantic Ocean by vessels flying the flag of a Member State of the European Union

THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION,

Having regard to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 1224/2009 of 20 November 2009 establishing a Community control system for ensuring compliance with the rules of the common fisheries policy (1), and in particular Article 36(2) thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Council Regulation (EU) No 53/2010 of 14 January 2010 fixing for 2010 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in EU waters and, for EU vessels, in waters where catch limitations are required (2), lays down quotas for 2010.

(2)

According to the information received by the Commission, catches of the stock referred to in the Annex to this Regulation by vessels flying the flag of or registered in the Member States referred to therein have exhausted the quota allocated for 2010.

(3)

It is therefore necessary to prohibit fishing activities for that stock,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Quota exhaustion

The fishing quota allocated to the Member States referred to in the Annex to this Regulation for the stock referred to therein for 2010 shall be deemed to be exhausted from the date set out in that Annex.

Article 2

Prohibitions

Fishing activities for the stock referred to in the Annex to this Regulation by vessels flying the flag of or registered in the Member States referred to therein shall be prohibited from the date set out in that Annex. In particular it shall be prohibited to retain on board, relocate, tranship or land fish from that stock caught by those vessels after that date.

Article 3

Entry into force

This Regulation shall enter into force on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 28 January 2011.

For the Commission, On behalf of the President,

Lowri EVANS

Director-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries


(1)   OJ L 343, 22.12.2009, p. 1.

(2)   OJ L 21, 26.1.2010, p. 1.


ANNEX

No

50/T&Q

 

European Union – All Member States

Stock

BUM/ATLANT

Species

Blue marlin (Makaira nigricans)

Zone

Atlantic Ocean

Date

20.11.2010


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