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England’s inshore fisheries management under influence
Authorities have invited interested people to influence the management of England’s inshore fisheries.
Common people of England is now encouraged to apply in shaping the management of inshore fisheries and conservation of the Northumberland and North West coasts of England. Inshore fisheries and conservation authorities (IFCAs) is conducting the task saying that involving common people in this exercise would better the protection of inshore fisheries.
The IFCAs, of which there are 10 around the English coastline, are responsible for the
sustainable management of sea fisheries within 6 nautical miles from shore. IFCAs have the power to make byelaws to protect resources and the environment in their area as well as enforcing national and European fisheries legislation.
IFCAs were established and given powers under the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. They are made up of representatives from the constituent local authorities along with people from across different sectors that use or are knowledgeable about the inshore marine area, such as commercial and recreational fishermen, environmental groups and marine researchers.
Liz Humphreys, Acting Director of Operations and Compliance for the Marine Management Organisation which is carrying out the recruitment said that it is a good opportunity for the people who are interested and experienced in inshore fisheries, conservation and marine issues to use their skills to shape how these resources are managed in the future.
WorldFishingToday d. 20-07-2011