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Study Probes Health of Brown Crab Stocks Sustaining a Northumberland Delicacy 19th June 2020

The fact that hundreds of tonnes of crab are caught every year in Northumberland, and crab is devoured with relish by thousands of holidaymakers to this beautiful region, should make us think whether this natural resource can be lastingly...

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South of Scotland & Northumberland Survey – Fishers to Seal Interactions 11th June 2020

The project between Blue Marine Foundation, Heriot Watt University and the Berwickshire Marine Reserve is intended to help build an understanding of the current interactions between fishers and seals within the south of Scotland and Northumberland, and inform any...

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NIFCA Annual Research Plan & Report 9th June 2020

NIFCA are pleased to be able to share our 2019-20 Annual Research Report and 2020-21 Annual Research Plan. We hope you find them to be an interesting read. 

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Notice of seized fishing gear 2nd June 2020

At 09.30 on the 21st of May 2020 Inshore Fisheries Officers seized a Beach net set on Lyne Sands, under section 264 of the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. This net was set in contravention of NIFCA byelaw...

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Jon Green 1961 -2020 21st May 2020

Northumberland Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NIFCA) as well as other colleagues and friends were very saddened to hear of the passing of Jon Green at the end of April.  Jon worked as a fisheries officer for the old...

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