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North-East of England Crab Deaths Report Published

North-East of England Crab Deaths Report Published

The panel of independent experts set up to assess the cause of dead and dying crabs washed up on North East UK shores from October 2021 have published their findings The panel, made up of experts from academia and industry, was chaired by Defra’s Chief Scientific...
Squid at record levels in Shetland waters

Squid at record levels in Shetland waters

Record numbers of squid are being seen in the waters around Shetland, according to an annual independent survey of commercial species. While haddock continues to be the most abundant stock, more than three times the average amount of squid (Loligo spp.) was identified...
SFF & SFA Welcome UK-EU Fisheries Agreement

SFF & SFA Welcome UK-EU Fisheries Agreement

SFF chief executive Elspeth Macdonald said: “We are pleased that the UK and EU have reached agreement on fishing opportunities for 2023. Crucially, between this agreement and the one reached with Norway earlier this month, our negotiators have managed to mitigate the...
Working principles announced for UK Gear Forum

Working principles announced for UK Gear Forum

Mike Montgomery chairs forum focusing on selective gear innovations to support sustainable fishing Agreed working principles for the UK Gear Forum have been published today. The Forum brings together industry, the research community and UK-wide governments, to discuss...