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Stakeholders meet to solve fisheries and seals interaction issue

11/12/2018

Fishing activity and seals share fish resources and overlap spatially, resulting in interaction and conflict. Depredation (feeding on fishermen’s catches) by seals has economic costs to the fishing industry through loss of catches and damage to fishing gear. 

New Brexit Paper: Fishing in Deep Waters

25/07/2018

Leaving the EU will involve a combination of changes in tariffs, non-tariff measures, and also the amount of fish quotas that can be caught by the UK and the EU respectively. Several politicians and commentators have stated that Brexit means that the UK can take back control of its fishing waters.

ABPmer to assess options for non-lethal seal deterrents

17/07/2018

To help improve regulatory advice, ABPmer has been appointed by Defra and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to improve understanding of how seals interact with commercial fisheries and review options for non-lethal measures to deter seals from taking catches.

Blueprint for UK Fisheries post Brexit

09/07/2018

With the UK poised to leave the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and become an independent coastal state under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), increasing attention is being paid to the international arrangements for fisheries management and access.

Report Published - Impact of Alternative Fish Trade Agreements Post EU-Exit Assessment

03/07/2018

Recognising that Brexit has the potential to impact the Scottish economy, the Scottish Government has been comparing various future trade arrangements, and how these impacts may vary across different parts of the economy, including Scotland's seafood industries.

ABPmer discusses International Fisheries Agreements in the Faroe Islands

18/06/2018

With the UK poised to leave the EU’s Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) and become an independent coastal state under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS), increasing attention is being paid to the international arrangements for fisheries management and access.

Building resilience of fisheries governance in the North East Atlantic

09/03/2018

Climate-related impacts on the range and distribution of commercial fish stocks are likely to intensify in the coming decades and will increasingly challenge existing institutions and governance arrangements that are in place to manage associated fisheries.

Understanding fish mortality factors in Maximum Sustainable Yield calculations

26/02/2018

Leading marine consultancy, ABPmer, has been appointed to provide Natural Resources Wales (NRW) with an understanding of how natural and anthropogenic fish mortality estimates are incorporated in marine fish stock assessments. 

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