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Update On IOM King Scallop Fishery

The king scallop industry is worth £12 million to the Isle of Man’s economy and it is in the interests of all who fish Manx waters, and rely on them for an income, to ensure the long term sustainability of king scallop stocks. fisheries department sp[okesperson said that the Isle…

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Catch Limits In Place For IOM Scallop Season

Catch Limits In Place For IOM Scallop Season. Catch limits and other controls to prevent over-fishing will be rigorously enforced when the king scallop season opened in Manx waters on Wednesday (1 November). A number of Northern Ireland registered vessels will now be partaking in this fishery which closes next April….

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Rooney Fish Invests in Innovation for Export

Rooney Fish based in Kilkeel is to increase its investment in innovation with the help of Invest Northern Ireland. As the Northern Ireland seafood industry adapts to the challenges of the economic recession, the family owned and managed company, which currently exports its entire output of shellfish, is investing in…

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