Proposal: Cod quota down 10% in 2016

ICES recommends that the cod quota in the Barents Sea should be reduced from 894.000 metric tons in 2015 to 805.000 metric tons in 2016.

Proposal: Cod quota down 10% in 2016

This is down from the all time high level at 1.000.000 metric tons in 2013. The stock is still in good shape and well amangede, according to the scientists. 

The quota for 2016 will se set by The Russian-Norwegian Fisheries Commission later this year.