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Angel shark (Squatina squatina) in subareas 1–10, 12, and 14 (the Northeast Atlantic and adjacent waters)

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posted on 2022-06-03, 10:02 authored by ICESICES

ICES advises that when the precautionary approach is applied for angel shark in the Northeast Atlantic, no targeted fisheries should be permitted and bycatch should be minimized. ICES considers that this species should remain on the EU prohibited species list. This advice is valid for 2016 to 2019.


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