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Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Order 2020

Made                                                                                                   19th March 2020

Coming into force                                                                           26th March 2020

THE MINISTER FOR THE ENVIRONMENT makes this Order under Article 2(4B) of the Sea Fisheries (Jersey) Law 1994[1] and Regulation 3 of the Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Regulations 2016[2] –

1        Application

This Order does not apply to the taking of bass or tope by any person on a British fishing boat or a French fishing boat in any part of the territorial sea in which the boat is authorised to fish under the Sea Fisheries (Licensing of Fishing Boats) (Jersey) Regulations 2003[3] (the “Licensing Regulations”).

2        Bag limits for any person

The daily limit of fish of a species or genus specified in Column 1 of the Table to the Schedule that may be taken by any person is the quantity specified opposite that species or genus of fish in Column 2 of that Table.

3        Bag limits for vessels and fishing boats

(1)     Subject to Article 2, the daily limit of fish of a species or genus specified in Column 1 of the Table to the Schedule that may be taken by any vessel, other than a fishing boat, is the quantity specified opposite that species or genus of fish in Column 3 of that Table.

(2)     Subject to Article 2, the daily limit of fish of a species or genus specified in Column 1 of the Table to the Schedule that may be taken by a fishing boat is –

(a)     the quantity specified opposite that species or genus of fish in Column 4 of that Table; or

(b)     if no such quantity is specified, the quantity permitted to be taken under the fishing boat licence (within the meaning of the Licensing Regulations) that relates to the fishing boat.

4        Repeal of Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Order 2016

The Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Order 2016[4] is repealed.

5        Citation and commencement

This Order may be cited as the Sea Fisheries (Bag Limits) (Jersey) Order 2020 and comes into force 7 days after it is made.

deputy j.h. young of st. brelade

Minister for the Environment

 


 SCHEDULE

(Article 2)

BAG LIMITS

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Common name

Species

Per person limit

Per vessel limit

Fishing boat limit

Albacore Tuna

Thunnus alalunga

0

0

0

Amber Jack

Seriola spp.

1

5

 

Angel Shark

Squatina squatina

0

0

0

Atlantic Bonito

Sarda sarda

1

5

 

BAIT WORMS

 

 

 

 

Black Lugworm

Blow Lugworm

Catworm

Ragworm

Verm

Arenicola defodiens

Arenicola marina

Nephys spp.

Nereis spp.

Marphysa sanguinea

2kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

2kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

2kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

Basking Shark

Cetorhinus maximus

0

0

0

Bigeye Tuna

Thunnus obesus

0

0

0

Black Skate

Dipturus nidarosiensis

0

0

0

Black Winkle

Littorina littorea

200

200

200

Bluefin Tuna

Thunnus thynnus

0

0

0

Blue Shark

Prionace glauca

0

0

0

BREAM

 

 

 

 

Black Bream

Couche’s Bream

Gilt-head Bream

Red Bream

Spondyliosoma cantharus

Pagurs pagurs

Sparus aurata

Pagellus bogaraveo

10 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

COD

 

 

 

 

Cod

Coley/Coalfish

Haddock

Hake

Ling

Pollock

Poor Cod

Rockling

Whiting

Gadus morhua

Pollachius virens

Meleanogrammus aeglefinus

Merluccius merluccius

Molva molva

Pollachius pollachius

Trisopterus minutus

Gaidropsarus

Merlangius merlangus

10 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

Common Octopus

Octopus vulgaris

2

2

 

Common Skate

Dipturus batis

0

0

0

Common Whelk

Buccinum undatum

5kg

5kg

 

Conger Eel

Conger conger

2

2

 

Edible Crab

Cancer pagurus

5

5

 

European Lobster

Homarus gammarus

5

5

 

FLAT FISH

 

 

 

 

Brill

Flounder

Lemon Sole

Plaice

Sole

Turbot

Scophthalmus rhombus

Platichthys flesus

Microstomus kitt

Pleuronectes platessa

Solea solea

Psetta maxima

10 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

Giant Goby

Gobius cobitis

0

0

0

Green Crab

Carcinus maenas

100

100

 

GURNARD

 

 

 

 

Grey Gurnard

Red Gurnard

Streaked Gurnard

Tub Gurnard

Eutrigla gurnardus

Aspitrigal cuculus

Trigloporus lastoviza

Chelidonichthys lucerna

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

HERRING-LIKE FISH

 

 

 

 

Anchovy

Herring

Sandeel

 

 

Sardine

Sprat

Engraulis encrasicolus

Clupea harengus

Gymnammodytes semisquamatus, Ammodytes spp. and Hyperoplus spp.

Sardina pilchardus

Sprattus sprattus

5kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

5kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

LIMPETS

 

 

 

 

Black-footed Limpet

China Limpet

European Limpet

Patella depressa

Patella ulyssiponensis

Patella vulgata

100 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

100 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

100 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

MACKEREL

 

 

 

 

Mackerel

Scad

Scomber scombrus

Trachurus trachurus

40 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

200 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

MULLET

 

 

 

 

Golden Grey Mullet

Red Mullet

Thick Lipped Mullet

Thin Lipped Mullet

Liza aurata

Mullus surmuletus

Chelon labrosus

Liza ramada

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

Orange Roughy

Hoplostethus atlanticus

0

0

0

Ormer

Haliotis tuberculata

20

100

100

Otter Shell

Lutraria angustior

20

20

20

OYSTERS

 

 

 

 

Native Oyster

Pacific Oyster

Ostrea edulis

Crassostrea gigas

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

50 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

Porbeagle Shark

Lamna nasus

0

0

0

Pouting

Trisopterus luscus

20

100

 

PRAWNS/SHRIMP

 

 

 

 

Common Prawn

Common Shrimp

Palaemon serratus

Crangon crangon

5kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

25kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

RAYS

 

 

 

 

Blonde Ray

Small-eyed Ray

Thornback Ray

Undulate Ray

Raja brachyura

Raja microocellata

Raja clavata

Raja undulata

5 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

5 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

Sea Bass

Dicentrarchus labrax

(a) 2 during the period from 1st March to 30th November (inclusive) in any year; or

(b) 0 at all other times

(a) 10 during the period from 1st March to 30th November (inclusive) in any year; or

(b) 0 at all other times

(a) 10 during the period from 1st March to 30th November (inclusive) in any year; or

(b) 0 at all other times

SHARKS/DOGFISH

 

 

 

 

Bull Huss

Small-spotted Catshark

Starry Smoothhound

Scyliorhinus stellaris

Scyliorhinus canicula

Mustelus asterias

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

20 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

SMALL CLAMS

 

 

 

 

Banded Palourde

Chequered Palourde

Common Cockle

Dog Cockle

Golden Palourde

Manilla Clam

Norwegian Cockle

Praire

Pullet Palourde

Razor Clams

Rough Cockle

Surf Clam

Polititapes rhomboides

Ruditapes decussatus

Cerastoderma edule

Glycymeris glycymeris

Tapes aurea

Ruditapes philippinarum

Laevicardium crissum

Venus verrucosa

Venerupis corrugata

Ensis spp. and Solen Marginatus

Acanthocardia tuberculata

Spisula solida

150 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

150 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

150 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

Smooth Hammerhead Shark

Sphyrna zygaena

0

0

0

Spider Crab

Maja brachydactyla

10

50

 

Spurdog

Squalus acanthias

0

0

0

SQUID/CUTTLEFISH

 

 

 

 

Common Squid

Cuttlefish

European Squid

Alloteuthis subulata

Sepia spp.

Loligo vulgaris

10kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

10kg comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

Swordfish

Xiphias gladius

0

0

0

Tope

Galeorhinus galeus

0

0

 

Velvet Crab

Necora puber

40

40

 

White Shark

Carcharondon carcharias

0

0

0

White Skate

Rostroraja alba

0

0

0

WRASSE

 

 

 

 

Ballan Wrasse

Cuckoo Wrasse

Labrus bergylta

Labrus mixtus

5 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

5 comprised wholly of any single species or a combination of species

 

 




[1]                                     chapter 14.825

[2]                                     chapter 14.825.10

[3]                                     chapter 14.825.56

[4]                                     R&O.72/2016 (chapter 14.825.11)


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