8.12.2007   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 323/1


COUNCIL REGULATION (EC) No 1447/2007

of 4 December 2007

fixing for the 2008 fishing year the guide prices and Community producer prices for certain fishery products pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 104/2000

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community,

Having regard to Council Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 of 17 December 1999 on the common organisation of the markets in fishery and aquaculture products (1), and in particular Article 18(3) and Article 26(1) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the Commission,

Whereas:

(1)

Article 18(1) and Article 26(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 provide that a guide price and a Community producer price should be fixed for each fishing year in order to determine price levels for intervention on the market for certain fisheries products.

(2)

Article 18(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 requires the guide price to be fixed for each of the products and groups of products listed in Annexes I and II to that Regulation.

(3)

On the basis of currently available data on the prices for the products concerned and the criteria referred to in Article 18(2) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000, the guide prices should be increased, maintained or reduced for the 2008 fishing year depending on the species.

(4)

Article 26(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 requires the Community producer price to be fixed for the products listed in Annex III to that Regulation. It is appropriate to establish the Community producer price for one of those products and calculate the Community producer price for the others by means of the conversion factors established by Commission Regulation (EC) No 802/2006 of 30 May 2006 fixing the conversion factors applicable to fish of the genera Thunnus and Euthynnus  (2).

(5)

On the basis of the criteria laid down in the first and second indents of Article 18(2) and in Article 26(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000, the Community producer price for the 2008 fishing year should be adjusted.

(6)

Given the urgency of the matter, it is important to grant an exception to the six-week period mentioned in paragraph 1(3) of the Protocol on the role of national parliaments in the European Union annexed to the Treaty on European Union,

HAS ADOPTED THIS REGULATION:

Article 1

For the fishing year from 1 January to 31 December 2008, the guide prices as provided for in Article 18(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 shall be as set out in Annex I to this Regulation.

Article 2

For the fishing year from 1 January to 31 December 2008, the Community producer prices as provided for in Article 26(1) of Regulation (EC) No 104/2000 shall be as set out in Annex II to this Regulation.

Article 3

This Regulation shall enter into force on 1 January 2008.

This Regulation shall be binding in its entirety and directly applicable in all Member States.

Done at Brussels, 4 December 2007.

For the Council

The President

F. TEIXEIRA DOS SANTOS


(1)  OJ L 17, 21.1.2000, p. 22. Regulation as last amended by Regulation (EC) No 1759/2006 (OJ L 335, 1.12.2006, p. 3).

(2)  OJ L 144, 31.5.2006, p. 15.


ANNEX I

Annexes

Species

Products listed in Annexes I and II to Regulation (EC) No 104/2000

Commercial presentation

Guide price

(EUR/tonne)

I

1.

Herring of the species Clupea harengus

Whole fish

277

2.

Sardines of the species Sardina pilchardus

Whole fish

563

3.

Dogfish (Squalus acanthias)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

1 112

4.

Spotted dogfish (Scyliorhinus spp.)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

725

5.

Redfish (Sebastes spp.)

Whole fish

1 176

6.

Cod of the species Gadus morhua

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

1 647

7.

Saithe (Pollachius virens)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

784

8.

Haddock (Melanogrammus aeglefinus)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

1 038

9.

Whiting (Merlangius merlangus)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

965

10.

Ling (Molva spp.)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

1 214

11.

Mackerel of the species Scomber scombrus

Whole fish

326

12.

Mackerel of the species Scomber japonicus

Whole fish

294

13.

Anchovy (Engraulis spp.)

Whole fish

1 294

14.

Plaice (Pleuronectes platessa)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head from 1.1.2008 to 30.4.2008

1 079

Whole fish or gutted fish with head from 1.5.2008 to 31.12.2008

1 499

15.

Hake of the species Merluccius merluccius

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

3 638

16.

Megrim (Lepidorhombus spp.)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

2 541

17.

Dab (Limanda limanda)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

863

18.

Common flounder (Platichthys flesus)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

527

19.

Albacore or longfinned tunas (Thunnus alalunga)

Whole fish

2 165

Gutted fish with head

2 391

20.

Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis and Rossia macrosoma)

Whole

1 687

21.

Monkfish (Lophius spp.)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

2 968

Without head

6 107

22.

Shrimp of the species Crangon crangon

Simply boiled in water

2 425

23.

Northern prawn (Pandalus borealis)

Simply boiled in water

6 506

Fresh or chilled

1 606

24.

Edible crab (Cancer pagurus)

Whole

1 801

25.

Norway lobster (Nephrops norvegicus)

Whole

5 497

Tails

4 386

26.

Sole (Solea spp.)

Whole fish or gutted fish with head

6 949

II

1.

Greenland halibut (Reinhardtius hippoglossoides)

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

1 975

2.

Hake of the genus Merluccius spp.

Frozen, whole, in original packages containing the same products

1 214

Frozen, filleted, in original packages containing the same products

1 506

3.

Sea bream (Dentex dentex and Pagellus spp.)

Frozen, in lots or in original packages containing the same products

1 594

4.

Swordfish (Xiphias gladius)

Frozen, whole, in original packages containing the same products

4 038

5.

Cuttlefish (Sepia officinalis) (Rossia macrosoma) (Sepiola rondeletti)

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

1 916

6.

Octopus (Octopus spp.)

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

2 119

7.

Squid (Loligo spp.)

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

1 168

8.

Squid (Ommastrephes sagittatus)

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

961

9.

Illex argentinus

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

869

10.

Prawn of the family Penaeidae

Prawn of the species Parapenaeus longirostris

Other species of the family Penaeidae

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

4 032

Frozen, in original packages containing the same products

7 819


ANNEX II

Species

Products listed in Annex III to Regulation (EC) No 104/2000

Weight

Commercial specifications

Community producer price

(EUR/tonne)

Yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares)

weighing more than 10 kg each

Whole

1 250

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

weighing not more than 10 kg each

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

Albacore (Thunnus alalunga)

weighing more than 10 kg each

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

weighing not more than 10 kg each

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

Skipjack (Katsuwonus pelamis)

 

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

Bluefin tuna (Thunnus thynnus)

 

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other

 

Other species of the genera Thunnus and Euthynnus

 

Whole

 

Gilled and gutted

 

Other