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  • A fisherman day in the life of: Tristan Northway

    A fisherman day in the life of: Tristan Northway

    10th April 2023

    Share a day in the working life of a Brixham under-10m skipper and direct sales success story… “I’m just getting the boat ready for the pirate festival,” Tristan Northway told Fishing News. Over the May bank holiday Brixham is overrun…

  • The dangers of pooling data?

    The dangers of pooling data?

    8th March 2023

    Andy Read takes a look at a well-written scientific report that has recently been quoted, and potentially misquoted, by many concerned fishermen and environmentalists, in many different places. Reading the small print, he suggests, is important before jumping to conclusions…

  • Shellfish fisheries management: How it started and how it’s going

    Shellfish fisheries management: How it started and how it’s going

    24th February 2023

    Fiona Birch reports on progress towards a stakeholder-led future for UK shellfisheries Fisheries featured prominently in the 2020 Brexit debate before the UK left the EU and the Common Fisheries Policy. Since then, a considerable amount of work has been…

  • New Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC: A community focus others could follow

    New Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC: A community focus others could follow

    21st February 2023

    A new community interest company, Lyme Bay Fisherman’s CIC, has recently been formed, supported by funding through the UK Fisheries and Seafood Scheme. Here, several founder members of the CIC tell their stories, and its chief executive provides the background…

  • ‘Too risky to delay’ on net-zero vessels

    ‘Too risky to delay’ on net-zero vessels

    3rd February 2023

    The need to shift the industry away from carbon dependency and develop safe and viable vessels using alternative fuels is more urgent than you might think, explain the team at Fisheries Innovation & Sustainability Delaying investment in net-zero fishing vessels…

  • Fishing in a changing seascape

    Fishing in a changing seascape

    25th January 2023

    Dr Magnus Johnson, senior lecturer in environmental marine science at the University of Hull, explores the growing spatial pressures on the industry as a result of offshore wind development – the topic of the latest meeting of the APPG on…

  • Scientific support for future fisheries

    Scientific support for future fisheries

    17th January 2023

    Calling the next generation of fisheries scientists! Senior lecturer in environmental marine science Dr Magnus Johnson shares news of research opportunities at the University of Hull There have always been marine scientists wanting to work positively with the fishing industry…

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