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Oceans and fisheries

International agreements

Fishing outside the EU

More than 20% of the fish caught by European fishing vessels are actually taken outside EU waters.

Northern agreements

Fisheries agreements with the United Kingdom, Norway, Faroe Islands, Iceland and coastal states.

Fisheries in Svalbard

Svalbard and its waters are governed by the 1920 Treaty of Paris on Spitzbergen (Svalbard).