Read more about the article CABFishMan consortium releases review of NE Atlantic small-scale fisheries monitoring
By engaging SSF and taking a collaborative approach, the CABFishMan project is exploring an ecosystem-sensitive approach to management of SSF

CABFishMan consortium releases review of NE Atlantic small-scale fisheries monitoring


A comprehensive review of existing methods for data collection in Northeast Atlantic small-scale fisheries (SSF) has been released by CABFishMan. This review sheds light on how new tech can make…

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Read more about the article Environment Agency threatens Filey fishery shutdown
The fishery, which has been at the heart of Filey for over a thousand years, is at risk of being lost to the local Yorkshire community that has prized it for generations

Environment Agency threatens Filey fishery shutdown

Already struggling with the impacts of Covid-19 – leading the fishery to temporarily close due to lack of access to markets – fishermen in Filey have received a devastating blow…

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Read more about the article Spanish National Federation of Cofradías joins Europêche
Spain’s National Federation of Cofradías, representing 8000 small-scale fishing vessel owners and a 30,000-strong membership has become a full member of Europêche. Image: Europêche

Spanish National Federation of Cofradías joins Europêche

Currently representing around 198 fishermen's associations, known as cofradías, 30,000 affiliates and 8000 small-scale fishing vessel owners, the Spanish National Federation of Cofradías (FNCP,) has become the latest full member…

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Read more about the article The CFP has created a distorted sea
LIFE Platform is urging the Pech Committee to right numerous historic wrongs concerning small-scale fisheries

The CFP has created a distorted sea

More than three decades of successive Common Fisheries Policies have discriminated against and marginalised small-scale low impact fishing and communities, favouring industrialised overfishing, according to small-scale fishing organisation LIFE Platform.…

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