Emergency measures put in place in 2015:

(updated 3 August 2015)

January - A short term ban on pelagic trawling
(until 30 April).
Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/111 of 26 January 2015

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March - A recreational 3 bass bag limit
(until the end of 2015).
Council Regulation (EU) 2015/523 of 25 March 2015

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June - Commercial fishing (until the end of 2015):
a) - monthly catch limits, and
b) - a closed area around Ireland
Council Regulation (EU) 2015/960 of 19 June 2015
  

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July - with effect from 1 September: The minimum size shall be 42 cm - up from 36 cm.
(evaluation of this measure in 2017 at the latest)

PS: The area concerned extends further north than the other management areas mapped above)

COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) 2015/1316 of 30 July 2015

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