The CatchID Program

The program is an initiative to support development and implementation of new technological solutions to accommodate the challenges with illegal and unreported fishing.

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Notfiske etter brisling. Foto © Scanfishphoto

Real Time Closure - RTC

Norway and the European Union have agreed to establish a system of Real Time Closures (RTC) in the North Sea and Skagerrak. This agreement came into force 1 September 2009 and gives the possibility to close fishing grounds in the North Sea and Skagerrak for the protection of juveniles and small fish.

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Fritidsfisker i båt. Foto © Scanfishphoto

Sea angling in Norway - regulations

Rules and regulations that apply when fishing in Norway.

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Tapte garn. Foto © Fiskeridirektoratet

Marine litter


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Kystvakten. Foto © Scanfishphoto

Fisheries Monitoring Centre

The Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries' 24/7 office for monitoring Norwegian and foreign fishing vessels' activities.

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