Conservation

Southern IFCA consults on minimum landing sizes . . .

The Southern IFCA are currently reviewing their Byelaws (see below). As part of that process they have decided to run a series of public consultations on several Byelaws, INCLUDINGMINIMUM LANDING SIZES. The Byelaw Working Group minutes specifically mention mullet and skates and rays, but the consultation wants

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For whose benefit should the Government manage our marine fish stocks?

Click on the image below to be taken to the full article by Malcolm Gilbert.

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Urgent Action Required – Management of Marine Fish Stocks in Ireland

The Irish Government have decided to give the public a chance to recommend ideas on how we might get better value from Ireland’s marine resource see: Our Ocean Wealth. However, we need to act fast. The deadline is the 31st March. It only takes a few seconds

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BASS . . . at the National Oceanography Centre

On the 5th January Nigel Horsman gave a public talk at the National Oceanography Centre, Southampton University, entitled “How to restore bass stocks – and why bother?”. The talk was video’d (domestic camcorder, so the quality isn’t great) and can now be viewed on the NOC’s youtube

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Last call for response re. ‘Grandfather rights . . .’!

South Wales Evening Post Thursday, January 19, 2012 Last chance to log concerns about bass “MANY local anglers will be aware that some three years ago dedicated bass anglers, both boat and shore, came together to merge their concerns over large inshore trawlers and their effect on

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