Member State report / Art9 / 2018 / D9 / Ireland / NE Atlantic: Celtic Seas

Report type Member State report to Commission
MSFD Article Art. 9 Determination of GES (and Art. 17 updates)
Report due 2018-10-15
GES Descriptor D9 Contaminants in seafood
Member State Ireland
Region/subregion NE Atlantic: Celtic Seas
Reported by Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government
Report date 2020-08-31
Report access msfd2018-ART9_GES_IE_Updated_24July.xml

GES component
Marine reporting units
  • ACS-IE-AA-001
  • Contaminants - in seafood
GES description
Ireland has achieved Good Environmental Status within its maritime area for Criterion D9C1 - The level of contaminants in edible tissues of seafood caught or harvested in the wild (excluding fin-fish from mariculture) does not exceed maximum limits listed in EU Regulation 1881/2006.
Determination date
Update type
Modified from reported determination
Justification for non-use of criterion
Justification for delay in setting EU/regional requirements