Key to the Falkland Islands Fisheries Licensing System

Licence Types Categories Of Species
A

Unrestricted Finfish

Licence authorises the catching or taking of Hake (Merluccius spp.).

A_Licence.pdf

Example_A_Licence.pdf

Fishing Zone Map

B

Illex Squid
Licence authorises the catching or taking within the northern area and the FOCZ of Illex Squid (Illex Argentinus) and Martialia Squid (Martialia Hyadesi).

B_Licence.pdf

Example_B_Licence.pdf

Fishing Zone Map

C

Falkland Calamari (Loligo)
Licence authorises the catching or taking within the southern area of Patagonian Squid (Doryteuthis Gahi).

C_Licence_.pdf

Exmaple_C_Licence.pdf

Fishing Zone Map

F

Skate and Rays
Licence authorises the catching or taking of all species of the family Skate (Rajidae) and shall not permit the taking of other species of Finfish or Squid of any kind.This licence includes the formerly used R-Licence.

F_Licence.pdf

Example_F_Licence.pdf

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W  

Restricted Finfish
Licence authorises the catching or taking  of any finfish except Hake (Merluccius spp.), Toothfish  (Dissostichus eleginoides), Skate (Rajidae) and Grenadier (Macrourus spp.).

W_Licence.pdf

Example_W_Licence.pdf

Fishing Zone Map

G

Combined
Licence authorises the catching or taking of Illex Squid (Illex Argentinus) and Martialia Squid (Martialia Hyadesi) and any finfish except Hake (Merluccius spp.), Toothfish (Dissostichus Eleginoides) or Skate (Rajidae).

G_Licence.pdf

Example_G_Licence.pdf

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L  

Toothfish
Licence authorises the catching of Toothfish (Dissostichius eleginoides) and shall not permit the taking of other species of Finfish or Squid of any kind.

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S

Blue Whiting and Hoki
Licence authorises the catching or taking of Blue Whiting (Micromesistius Australis) and Hoki (Macruronus Magellanicus) by surimi factory vessels.

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X

Falkland Calamari (Loligo)
Licence authorises the catching or taking of Patagonian Squid (Doryteuthis Gahi). Licence condition are equal to C-Licence.

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