Corals, fungi and other vulnerable species on the seabed are important for marine ecosystems, and are at risk for damage by fishing activity. New regulations will provide better protection for vulnerable seabed species in the Barents Sea.
- I will never accept that quotas are moved from the oceangoing fishing fleet, to other groups of fishing vessels. We need a varied structure in the fleet, said Minister of Fisheries Harald T. Nesvik, when he visited the Frozen at Sea-conference in Ålesund.
Fasfa announce today the retirement of John Rutherford and appointment of Malcolm Large as Executive Director. Having joined Seafish in 1985, Large is well known to UK seafood importers and has been the Head of International Trade and Regions at Seafish since 2013.