Fishing Focus issue 28: Winter 2012/2013

Fishing focus is a newsletter published by Defra and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to keep stakeholders informed about our work.


Fishing Focus issue 28 – winter 2012/2013

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In this issue you can read about:

  • Fisheries negotiations results
  • Shellfish stock assessments
  • New Seafish Chair
  • Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authorities
  • Marine Conservation Zone consultation
  • News from the Marine Management Organisation on catch quota trials, marine plans , European Fisheries Fund projects and funding for fisheries research

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