Climate change is bad news for everyone, from the prospect of fewer and smaller fish in the sea to the communities that will be affected by coastal erosion and flooding. I don’t think there has ever been such awareness of …
Vastly increased offshore patrols, aerial surveillance and monitoring have ensured illegal fishing has been kept at bay in England’s seas since the UK became an independent coastal state on 1 January 2021.
Dale Rodmell from the The National Federation of Fishermen’s Organisations (NFFO) provides an insight into planning for co-existence between commercial fisheries and offshore wind farms.
We are continuing our series of blogs on Catch Recording by answering questions asked by fishers using the service in the first month of the roll out to help the rest of the fleet adjust to the change.
An update on under 10 metre catch recording.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance and Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), provides an update on the roll out for catch recording for the under 10 metre fishing fleet.
Michael Coyle, Head of Compliance & Control for the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), explains the changes affecting the English and Welsh under 10m fishing fleet.
An update on the upcoming changes to fisheries regulations to enable the fishing industry to prepare.
A brief insight into the MMO's day to day fisheries management responsibilities.
The MMO’s Michael Coyle urges owners and operators of under 10 metre fishing boats, registered in England and Wales, to help influence the introduction of a new licence condition.