prawn

  • Isle of Man designates prawn creeling areas

    Isle of Man designates prawn creeling areas

    11th April 2024

    The Isle Of Man Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) has confirmed the temporary closure of three areas off the west coast of the island to demersal trawling – a move, it says, that will provide fisheries and conservation…

  • A Day In The Life Of: Dunbar prawn skipper Rowan Davies

    A Day In The Life Of: Dunbar prawn skipper Rowan Davies

    28th April 2023

    Share a day in the working life of the Dunbar prawn skipper who was named Fishing News Awards Young Fisherman of the Year 2022 For some, being surrounded by plentiful amounts of freshly caught prawns on a daily basis might…

  • Scots prawn grounds probe

    Scots prawn grounds probe

    10th February 2020

    Win-win for Scots prawn creel and trawl fleets Gains for both if access redistributed, says new research A new report from Marine Scotland on the Scottish Nephrops (prawn) fishery says there could be economic gains for the Nephrops fleet if…

  • New Issue: Fishing News 31.10.19

    New Issue: Fishing News 31.10.19

    29th October 2019

      – Pulse ban challenge – MMO increases enforcement capabilities – Brexit delayed – again – Whitby Commercial Fishermen’s Association formed – £15.4m funding boost for English industry – TAC cuts planned for 40 stocks – Concerns of N Ireland…

  • Creel group calls for 50% of Scots prawn fishery

    Creel group calls for 50% of Scots prawn fishery

    19th June 2017

    SFF: ‘Claims based on pseudo-economics’ A group representing Scottish inshore creel fishermen is calling on the Scottish government to give Scotland’s creel fishermen a 50% share of the Nephrops fishery by 2022, to enable them to supply the growing live…

  • Cod recovery plan hits prawn landings

    Cod recovery plan hits prawn landings

    16th January 2017

    EU landings of Nephrops are well below the EU quota, partly because of the cod recovery plan for cod, reports Tim Oliver. This applies particularly in the North Sea, where Nephrops grounds have been closed to protect cod. This has…

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