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Document 32021R1089

Commission Regulation (EU) 2021/1089 of 30 June 2021 establishing a fisheries closure for anglerfish in areas 8c, 9 and 10; Union waters of CECAF 34.1.1 for vessels flying the flag of France

C/2021/4952

OJ L 236, 5.7.2021, p. 7–9 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/reg/2021/1089/oj

5.7.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 236/7


COMMISSION REGULATION (EU) 2021/1089

of 30 June 2021

establishing a fisheries closure for anglerfish in areas 8c, 9 and 10; Union waters of CECAF 34.1.1 for vessels flying the flag of France

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 Union 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) 2021/92 (2) lays down quotas for 2021.

(2)

According to the information received by the Commission, catches of the stock of anglerfish in areas 8c, 9 and 10; Union waters of CECAF 34.1.1 by vessels flying the flag of or registered in France have exhausted the quota allocated for 2021.

(3)

It is therefore necessary to prohibit certain fishing activities for that stock.

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

Quota exhaustion

The fishing quota allocated to France for the stock of anglerfish in areas 8c, 9 and 10; Union waters of CECAF 34.1.1 for 2021 referred to in the Annex shall be deemed to be exhausted from the date set out in that Annex.

Article 2

Prohibitions

1.   Fishing for the stock referred to in Article 1 by vessels flying the flag of or registered in France shall be prohibited from the date set out in the Annex. In particular it shall be prohibited to search for fish, shoot, set or haul a fishing gear for the purpose of fishing that stock.

2.   Transshipping, retaining on board, processing on board, transferring, caging, fattening and landing of fish and fishery products from that stock caught by those vessels shall remain authorised for catches taken prior to that date.

3.   Unintended catches of species from that stock by those vessels shall be brought and retained on board the fishing vessels, recorded, landed and counted against quotas in accordance with Article 15 of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council (3).

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, 30 June 2021.

For the Commission,

On behalf of the President,

Virginijus SINKEVIČIUS

Member of the Commission


(1)  OJ L 343, 22.12.2009, p. 1.

(2)  Council Regulation (EU) 2021/92 of 28 January 2021 fixing for 2021 the fishing opportunities for certain fish stocks and groups of fish stocks, applicable in Union waters and, for Union fishing vessels, in certain non-Union waters (OJ L 31, 29.1.2021, p. 31).

(3)  Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2013 on the Common Fisheries Policy, amending Council Regulations (EC) No 1954/2003 and (EC) No 1224/2009 and repealing Council Regulations (EC) No 2371/2002 and (EC) No 639/2004 and Council Decision 2004/585/EC (OJ L 354, 28.12.2013, p. 22).


ANNEX

No

08/TQ92

Member State

France

Stock

ANF/8C3411

Species

Anglerfish (Lophiidae)

Zone

8c, 9 and 10; Union waters of CECAF 34.1.1

Closing date

3.6.2021


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