Fishing Focus issue 29: Spring 2013

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



In this issue you can read about:

  • the Marine Conservation Zones consultation
  • CFP reform
  • the catch quota scheme
  • protecting dolphins and porpoises
  • the Cod Recovery Plan
  • fisheries in European Marine Sites
  • news from the Marine Management Organisation including marine planning, fish DNA testing scheme and 2013 fisheries sector grants.

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