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Image of latest Fishing Focus front coverFishing Focus

Fishing Focus is a joint publication by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to update stakeholders on our marine fisheries-related work.

The latest issue (winter 2013/14) includes:

  • protecting marine protected areas
  • extra support for inshore fisheries and conservation authorities
  • Fisheries in European marine sites byelaws
  • Common Fisheries Policy update
  • European Maritime and Fisheries Fund
  • fishing opportunities in 2014
  • EU consultation on new technical measures framework
  • Fixed Quota Allocation Register
  • catch quota management scheme
  • engine monitoring scheme
  • marine planning update

We both welcome feedback on each issue of the newsletter. If you would like to comment, please email

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