TRAWLING FOR HERRING
Permitted mesh size range 32mm-54mm (byelaw minimum 50mm) = 50mm - 54mm.
The catch retained on board must consist of:
(e.g. minimum 60% herring + 5% cod + 15% whiting + 20% other)
Target species:- Mackerel, Horse mackerel, Herring, Blue whiting, Argentines, Squids, Garfish, Pouting, Wedge sole and Prawns, shrimp, sardine, argentines, blue whiting, anchovy, eel, sprat, red bandfish, silvery cod, poor cod, smelt, norway pout, sand eel
Landings may contain up to 10% undersized sardine, anchovy, herring, horse mackerel and mackerel (Art19/2(a))