Nofima reports

Merging the cod and saithe trawl vessel groups – background information

Hermansen, Øystein; Isaksen, John Roald

Publication details

Publisher: Nofima AS

Issue: 21/2020

Number of pages: 74

International Standard Numbers:
Printed: 978-82-8296-636-8

Open Access: green


The authorities have proposed to merge the fishing permit groups cod trawlers and saithe trawlers to simplify the Norwegian quota system. This report describes the historic development of the saithe trawlers and their harvesting and landing patterns. Different models for quota factor allocation when merging the groups are described.