Advice requests and advice release dates

​Advice is released at 12:00 (CET) on the following dates in 2017:


Release date


Requested by

​31 JanuaryAdvice on seabream in Subarea 10 and alfonsinus in the Northeast Atlantic advice review ​EU
23 FebruaryAdvice on sandeelEU
​1 MarchAdvice on 7a haddock assessment methodology ​EU
​10 March​Advice on risk to the stock of dab and flounder of having no catch limitsEU​
​20 March​Advice on distributional shifts in fish stocks​EU
​27 March​Advice on Pandalus in Divisions IIIa and IVa East ​EU and Norway
​29 March​Advice on the effects of lifting the “sprat box”EU​
​30 March​Advice on guidance on development of operational methods for the evaluation of the MSFD criterion D3.3, Phase 2​EU
​7 April​Advice on North Sea and 3.a sprat​EU and Norway
​10 April​Ecosystem overviews
​5 May​Advice on North Atlantic salmon​NASCO
​15 May​Fisheries overviews
31 MayAdvice on Baltic Sea fish stocksEU
7 June​​Advice on deep sea fish stocks​​EU, NEAFC
​7 June​Evaluation of the adopted harvest control rules for Icelandic ling and tusk​Iceland
​12 June​Advice on trade-offs between benthic impact and landings/value​EU
13 JuneAdvice on Arctic and North-Western fish stocksEU,  NEAFC
​13 JuneEvaluation of the adopted harvest control rules for Icelandic summer spawning herring​Iceland
​20 June​Advice on vulnerable Marine Habitats​EU,  NEAFC
​20 JuneAdvice on appropriateness of bottom fishing closures​NEAFC
30 JuneAdvice on Bay of Biscay, Celtic Sea, and North Sea fish stocksEU
​14 JulyAdvice on Southern horse mackerel, anchovy, sardine​EU
29 AugustBycatch adviceEU
29 September​Advice on widely distributed stocks​NEAFC
​6 October​​Advice on elasm​obranchs​EU and NEAFC
13 October​Advice on Norway pout​EU and Norway
October, dates tbc​Advice on Barent Sea Capelin​NEAFC and Norway
27 October​Advice on ​Pandalus​EU and Norway
31 OctoberCeltic Sea Nephrops​EU
7 November​Advice on eel​EU
​14 November​Updated June advice​EU
December, date tbc​Advice on Bay of Biscay anchovy​EU
​5 December​Advice on selection of hazardous substances​OSPAR

​This advice is in response to requests for advice from competent authorities as described in various cooperation documents (Memorandum of Understanding) and special requests. Read the full list of cooperation agreements.

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