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Fisheries in Iceland

This website gives basic information on how Iceland makes an effort in making responsible use of its living marine resources. Besides providing information its aim is to support Iceland´s claim of pursuing responsible and sustainable harvesting strategies, that these are science based and in accordance with international commitments.The information presented here is the sole responsibility of the Icelandic authorities.

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Statement on Responsible Fisheries in Iceland

In 2007, the Statement on Responsible Fisheries in Iceland was released. The statement was a response to market demands for sustainable utilization of marine...

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Management Strategy and Harvest Control Rules

The management strategy for Icelandic fish stocks, in general, is to maintain the exploitation rate at the level which is consistent with the Precautionary...

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