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Ireland: The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority published an updated measures on Fisheries Information Notice

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Ireland
Published May 3, 2023

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SFPA Updates Fisheries Information Notice (FIN) on Fishery Measures for Crawfish for Irish Fishing Commercial Vessels

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SFPA Updates Fisheries Information Notice (FIN) on Fishery Measures for Crawfish for Irish Fishing Vessels The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) published an updated Fisheries Information Notice (FIN) on the 24th April 2023 on fishery measures for crawfish for Irish fishing vessels. Crawfish is a specifically protected species under Irish legislation and is listed as vulnerable and decreasing, as classified by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The FIN has been updated to emphasize the importance of adhering to existing regulations to protect the vulnerable crawfish population. Updated FIN Contents The updated FIN includes the following key updates: Regulations Within Irish EEZ The FIN outlines regulations within the Irish Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) for both commercial and recreational crawfish fishing. Only whole crawfish may be retained and landed by Irish fishing vessels. Minimum Conservation Reference Size The Minimum Conservation Reference ...
Source: Fish Focus
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