A study investigating the progress of delivering effective fishing industry-science data collection has concluded that if fishermen are supported in the right way, then current data shortages could be overcome.
A six-figure European Marine Fisheries Fund (EMFF) grant will aid research into the sustainability of six UK fisheries as part of Project UK Fisheries Improvements (PUFKI).
Permission has been granted to the UK to the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas) to redevelop its headquarters to create a leading centre for applied science.
A collaborative project is bringing industry and government together to provide King scallops (Pecten maximus) stock assessments in the English Channel and Celtic Sea to address a current lack of available data.
A £228,500 Darwin Plus grant has been announced to support UK overseas territories in the Caribbean manage their marine fisheries and develop their fisheries in a sustainable manner.
A new marine science centre has been launched in the UK which aims to tackle some of the biggest challenges facing the world’s seas and society, from climate change through to food security.
Aquaculture operators are being given the chance to tender for a new demonstration project in the coastal waters of southwestern England, addressing the sustainable production of marine finfish.
PPS East is supplying CEFAS (The Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture Science) with fish boxes for use onboard boats involved in a simulation of a discard ban that is funded by Defra and the MMO.
A grant from the European Fisheries Fund (EFF) of almost £200,000 is helping to empower commercial fishermen to research the inshore shark and ray fisheries of the southern North Sea (ICES division IVc).
The Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has angrily dismissed some media reports on a scientific study of the number of adult cod in the North Sea, criticising their failure to give a true account of the status of the stock.
A new industry-funded PhD research project is now underway at Bangor University to help improve understanding of the scallop fishery in the English Channel.
Recent research published by the Food Standards Agency shows that 76% of oysters tested from UK oyster growing beds contained norovirus.
Cefas has announced that it plans to extend its shellfish testing services to cover algal biotoxins.
A conference on new thinking in the science and management of fisheries will be held at Fishmongers’ Hall, London, Monday 31 October 2011.
The European Fisheries Fund (EFF), Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and Defra are providing over £300,000 towards two projects which aim to help reduce fish discards in England.
The first independently validated disinfectants have been listed under the new Aquaculture Disinfectant Listing Scheme.
Samples taken from Pacific oyster species harvested off the coast of Whitstable, Kent, UK, have tested positive for type one oyster herpes, according to the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas).
This week two government bodies have signed an innovative agreement that will enable cost savings and best use of complementary capabilities in each organisation.
During the early hours of Friday 26 February 2010, UK Border Agency officers at the Port of Dover, working in conjunction with the government's Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI), intercepted the largest ever consignment of live carp from France.
Michael Gates and Sue Sharland have been appointed as non-Executive Advisory Directors to Cefas’ Management Board.
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