Welcome to the SSG's Northeast Atlantic regional pages. These pages are managed by the SSG's Regional Co-Chairs for the Northeast Atlantic, Edward Farrell and Heike Zidowitz
The SSG's Northeast Atlantic Region (FAO Major Fishing Area 27)
This area includes all Northeast Atlantic and Arctic Ocean waters from the North Pole to latitude 36°N in the central Atlantic, bordered in the west by the coast of eastern Greenland and longitude 40°W in the central North Atlantic.
Countries bordering the area are: Portugal, Spain, France, The United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark (including Greenland and the Faroe Islands), Norway, Sweden, Finland, the Russian Federation, Lithuania, Latvia, and Estonia.