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    Minimum catch size

    The decree of 26 October 2012 (for France) determining the minimum size or minimum weight of catching fish and other marine organisms (for a given species or a given geographic area) conducted as part of the maritime recreational fishing. In mediterranean, sizes and minimum weights capture and landing of fish are:

    Anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus): 9 cm.
    Sea bass(Dicentrarchus labrax): 30 cm.
    Wreckfish (Polyprion americanus: 45 cm.
    Scorpion fish (Scorpanea scofra): 30 cm.
    Mackerel (Trachurus spp.): 15 cm.
    Conger (Conger conger): 60 cm.
    Corb (Sciaena umbra): 35 cm.
    Bream (Spondyliosoma cantharus): 23 cm.
    Grey seabream (Pagellus bogaraveo): 33 cm.
    Regular seabream (Sparus aurata): 23 cm.
    Meagre (Argyrosomus regius): 45 cm.
    Mackerel (Scomber spp.): 18 cm.
    Marble (Lithognathus mormyrus): 20 cm.
    Hake (Merluccius merluccius): 20 cm.
    Groupers (Epinephelus spp.): 45 cm.
    Forkbeards (Phycis blennoids): 30 cm.
    Acarne pandora (Pagellus acarne): 17 cm.
    Pandora big oil (Pagellus bogaraveo): 33 cm.
    Red sea bream (Pagellus erythrinus): 15 cm.
    Red porgy (Pagrus pagrus): 18 cm.
    Or red mullet (Mullus spp.): 15 cm.
    Bream (Diplodus sargus): 23 cm.
    Sharp seabream (Diplodus puntazzo): 18 cm.
    Banded seabream (Diplodus vulgaris): 18 cm.
    Sardine (Sardina pilchardus): 11 cm.
    Sole (Solea spp.): 24 cm.
    Annular seabream(Diplodus annularis): 12 cm.
    Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus): 30 kg or 115 cm

    October 2012 | source: French decree date 26 october 2012




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