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TRAWLING FOR HERRING

A minimum mesh size of a least 16mm from pelagic trawls in all areas targeting pelagic species

Landings may contain up to 10% undersized sardine, anchovy, herring, horse mackerel and mackerel (Art19/2(a))

You are permitted to discard herring provided your vessel is 25m in length or less and you are using mid-water trawls (including pair trawlers)