Barrie-Deas-The-Choke-Problem

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Barrie-Deas-The-Choke-Problem
The Choke
Problem
BARRIE DEAS
A choke

Mixed Fisheries

System of TACs

Relative Stability

Landing obligation

Exhaustion of one quota

Premature closure of the fishery

Vessels are denied the value of their main economic quotas
CFP Preamble: Item 8

Management decisions relating to maximum
sustainable yield in mixed fisheries should take
account the difficulty of fishing all stocks in a
mixed fishery at the same time, in particular
where scientific advice indicates that it is very
difficult to avoid the phenomenon of “choke”
species
Article 15: Mitigation

Exemptions (High Survival and de minimis)
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Inter-species flexibility
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Inter-annual flexibility
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Application not without their own problems/complexities
Growing recognition: Scale and
complexity of potential chokes
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Advisory Council Advice
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Dialogue between and Scheveningen Group
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Dedicated meetings
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Hague
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Copenhagen
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Edinburgh
Toolbox
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Selectivity and avoidance
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Quota swaps and transfers
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Quota management systems
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Inter annual/interspecies flexibility
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Exemptions
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Group TACs
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Fewer TACs
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Legislative change (MSY timetable and Relative Stability)

Others
A choke action plan
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Prediction

Mitigation

Contingency
Types of Choke
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1. Sufficient quota at MS level

2. Sufficient quota at TAC level
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3. Insufficient quota at TAC level
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4. Bulk of unwanted catch rules out viable fishery (economic
choke)
trail of destruction….

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