Who we are and what we do
The Fisheries Directorate of the Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture (DEFA) undertakes to manage and protect fisheries and their supporting ecosystems within the Island and its territorial sea.
Licencing and enforcement are key to the management and protection of our fisheries. Monitoring of fishery stock levels and scientific-data assist our efforts; we also work with the fishing industry, anglers, wildlife and marine conservation groups and other stakeholders.
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Consultation alert - Proposals for fee changes to Isle of Man Sea Fishing Licence
The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture is seeking your views on proposals on amendments to the fees payable in respect of the Isle of Man Sea Fishing Licence.
The consultation seeks views on proposals designed to introduce a licence fee which is:
The consultation can be completed online or downloaded on the Consultation Hub - closes on 16 April 2018
Department of Environment Food and Agriculture
Thie Slieau Whallian
+44 1624 685857