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Pollack Cut Causes Crisis for English Inshore Fleet

Pollack Cut Causes Crisis for English Inshore Fleet

Calamity has struck some of the most sustainable fishing skippers in the south west of England with an announcement by the government slashing quota for pollack, one of the mainstays of the smaller scale fleet for 2024, effectively forcing some to consider having to...

New Plan for UK Crab & Lobster Fisheries

New Plan for UK Crab & Lobster Fisheries

Filling the Gap: Researchers & fishermen work together to improve knowledge of crab and lobster fisheries and help chart new era for UK fisheries.   Led by Bangor University and the industry-led Crab and Lobster Management Group (CMG), a new Fisheries...

2022 Survey Documents Further Decline In UK fishing industry

2022 Survey Documents Further Decline In UK fishing industry

Seafish, the public body that supports the UK seafood industry, has released financial estimates which offer an insight into the difficulties faced by the nation’s fishing industry last year. The dataset is based on information gathered during the 2022 fishing fleet...

I-VMS Roll-Out Restarts For English Vessels

I-VMS Roll-Out Restarts For English Vessels

The MMO has confirmed the roll-out of inshore vessel monitoring system (I-VMS) devices has been restarted. Following independent testing, two devices - Fulcrum NEMO and Succorfish SC2 - remain type approved. MMO has been working closely with the suppliers of both...