News October 2015

Press Release Launching the IFCA 4 Year Report 30th October 2015

The Association of IFCAs has launched a report to celebrate the successful first 4 years of the IFCAs. Information about this can be found here: Press Release Launching the IFCA Four Year Report

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2015 V-notching scheme completed 22nd October 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have now V-notched and released the last batch of hen lobsters as part of our long running V-notching scheme. Each year, since 2002, NIFCA have purchased, V-notched and released hen lobsters throughout...

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Notice to Mariners 16th October 2015

Notice to Mariners – Dropped Object Recovery Blyth Offshore Demonstration Project

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Protecting our natural world 12th October 2015

Please see the link below to a document from DEFRA explaining the dangers of releasing non-native species into our seas. With this document you will also find a fact sheet on how to identify a non-native species of lobster....

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Press release regarding Shellfish Permits 12th October 2015

Please see below the link to our latest press release regarding shellfish returns for commercial permit holders: Press release shellfish permits

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