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Geography > Maritime claims > Exclusive fishing zone: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Exclusive fishing zone - while this term is not used in the LOS Convention, some States (e.g. the United Kingdom) have chosen not to claim an EEZ, but rather to claim jurisdiction over the living resources off their coast; in such cases, the term exclusive fishing zone is often used.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
=1 Svalbard 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Turks and Caicos Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Bermuda 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Ireland 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Palau 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Cayman Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 British Virgin Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Norfolk Island 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Faroe Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Anguilla 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Papua New Guinea 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Coral Sea Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 East Timor 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 United Kingdom 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 The Gambia 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Ashmore and Cartier Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Netherlands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Christmas Island 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Heard Island and McDonald Islands 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Montserrat 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Greenland 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 British Indian Ocean Territory 200 nautical mile 2013
=1 Saint Helena 200 nautical mile 2011
=1 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 200 nautical mile 2008
28 Libya 62 nautical mile 2013
29 Algeria 32 nautical mile 2013
30 Malta 25 nautical mile 2013
=31 Finland 12 nautical mile 2013
=31 Isle of Man 12 nautical mile 2013
=31 Guernsey 12 nautical mile 2013
=31 Jersey 12 nautical mile 2013
=31 Netherlands Antilles 12 nautical mile 2008

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