The Landing Obligation (also know as the discard ban) means that certain catches of fish are no longer allowed to be discarded at sea. The full Landing Obligation comes into force on 1 January 2019. We answer some common questions.
Introducing and explaining the new catch recording app for fishermen.
The MMO's Jessica Churchill-Bissett provides an update on the work of the Torbay Cleaner Coasts Initiative to tackle the marine litter problem in the south west.
The MMO's Aisling Lannin explains the Marine Pioneer project and how nature is integral to decision making.
Ed Baker, quota manager for the MMO, discusses how meeting with groups of fishermen around the coast informs decisions on monthly catch limits for the under-10m fishing fleet and over-10m vessels that are not part of a producer organisation.
Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is estimated to cost over £8.5 billion a year globally. We work closely with EU Member States and third countries to help tackle this. Read more about our recent discussions in Vigo, Spain.
Graeme High, Head of EMFF, shares his thoughts on how to access the remaining 20% left of the scheme.
Since the UK voted to leave the EU the proportion of questions the MMO receives from the public and media about commercial fishing has increased.
How the process of setting quota limits for the amount of fish UK vessels can catch currently works.