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Falklands Fisheries

Volume 109: debated on Saturday 2 May 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs how many applications he has received for fishing licences in the Falkland Islands exclusive fisheries zone; from which countries these applications have been made; and how many from each country.

A total of 532 applications for licences to fish in the Falkland Islands interim conservation and management zone (FICZ) from 1 February until 30 June 1987 were received by the Falkland Islands Government. The table gives a breakdown by country and fishery. A number of these applications applied to both of the two fishing grounds for which licences have been granted.

CountryArea A (Illex squid fishery) North of 51°20'Area B (Loligo squid fishery) South of 51°20'
Japan14619
Republic of Korea1179
Taiwan1160
United Kingdom34
Spain2965
Poland4227
Netherlands99
France11
Federal Republic of Germany22
Italy99
Greece01
Chile12
(Flags of Convenience)159
Total490157