Fishing Focus issue 30: Summer 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:

  • inshore fleet quotas
  • the CFP reform deal
  • cutting discards
  • ICES scientific advice for 2014
  • MCZs and marine planning
  • news from the Marine Management Organisation including marine plans consultation, regulation on removal of shark fins, pingers regulation and European Fisheries Fund grants

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