Advice requests and advice release dates

​Advice is released at 12:00 (CET) on the following dates in 2020:


Release date


Requested by

27 February
Advice on sandeelEU and Norway
9 March
​Advice on Pandalus in Divisions IIIa and IVa East ​EU and Norway
14 April
​Advice on North Sea and 3.a sprat​EU and Norway
​4 May
​Advice on certain provisions of a draft Baltic salmon management plan​EU
​7 May
​Advice on North Atlantic salmon​NASCO
​​20 May
​Advice on e​​cosystem and environmental impacts of pulse trawling for the sole  fishery in the North Sea
​The Netherlands
​26 May
​Advice on Emergency measures to prevent bycatch ​​of NE Atlantic common dolphin and Baltic harbour porpoise
29 May
Advice on Baltic Sea fish stocksEU
10 June
​​Advice on deep-water fish stocks​​EU, NEAFC
16 June
Advice on Arctic and North-Western fish stocksEU,  NEAFC
16 June
​Advice on Icelandic deep-water fish stocks​NEAFC
​18 June
​Advice on Southern horse mackerel and anchovy
30 June
Advice on Bay of Biscay, Celtic Seas, and North Sea fish stocksEU and Norway
​3 JulyAdvice on vulnerable Marine Habitats​EU,  NEAFC
​3 August

​Advice on  the long-term management strategies for Northeast Atlantic mackerel​

​EU, Norway, the Faroe Islands
​22 September
​​Advice on bycatch
​25 September
Status and distribution of deep-water elasmobranchs
​25 September

​Scientific knowledge on selected elasmobranch species to update the assessments for the OSPAR List of Threatened and/or Declining Species and Habitats

30 September
​Advice on widely distributed stocks
EU, NEAFC and Norway
2 October
​​Advice on elasm​obranchs​EU and NEAFC
9 October
​​Advice on Norway pout​EU and Norway
14 October
​Advice on Barent Sea Capelin​NEAFC and Norway
30 October
​Celtic Sea Norway lobster; anglerfish in North Sea, Rockall and West of Scotland, Skagerrak and Kattegat; Rockall megrim; cod in western English Channel and southern Celtic Seas​​; haddock in southern Celtic Seas and English Channel;​ whiting​ in southern Celtic Seas and western English Channel​EU
​30 October
​Advice on eel​​
6 November
​Advice on North Sea Nephrops stocks
​EU and Norway
​19 November
​Advice on Pandalus
​EU, NEAFC, Norway
30 November
​Advice on Icelandic capelin and Faroese stocks​NEAFC
30 November
​Fisheries overviews and mixed fisheries advice
10 December
​Ecosystem overviews
18 December​​
​Advice on Bay of Biscay anchovy and sardine​EU

​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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