Management of Demersal Stocks

This section provides guidance for the implementation of the Conservation and Management Measure for the Management of Demersal Stocks in the Agreement Area (CMM 2019/15). It applies to all fishing flags catching (as target, bycatch or for research purposes) Patagonian Toothfish (Dissostichus spp) in the SIOFA area.
The fishing seasons is December 1st to November 30th. Two management area have been defined: DEL CANO RISE and WILLIAMS RIDGE (see attached Guidelines and CMM 2019/15 for their definition).

Fishery status on October 16, 2020:

DEL CANO RISE toothfish fishery status : OPEN to EU, France and Japan
Allowed seasonal catch left:

EU 0.53 tonnes
France 13.47 tonnes
Japan 18.33 tonnes

WILLIAMS RIDGE toothfish fishery status : PARTIALLY OPEN.
Allowed seasonal catch left: 71 tonnes

Williams Ridge management cells status:

GREEN CELL Cell has been fished with 0 line
ORANGE CELL Cell has been fished with 1 line
RED CELL Cell has been fished with 2 lines

Please check this page everytime when fishing is intended in Del Cano Rise or Williams Ridge areas