After four years of decreasing supplies, Europe will soon have access to more haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus) thanks to surprise quota increases in both the Barents Sea and Icelandic fisheries.

The joint Norwegian-Russian Fisheries Commission has confirmed the 2015 Barents Sea haddock total allowable catch (TAC) will be increased from its original level of 178,500 metric tons (MT) to 223,000 MT. This is the highest level since 2012, when whitefish vessels from Norway and Russia were allowed …