Who we are and what we do
The Fisheries Division 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.
The Fisheries Division is committed to the protection of the environment and would encourage members of the public to report any suspicious incidents relating to fisheries matters to the department for further investigation email: email@example.com
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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2020 SCE Season & COVID-19
Visiting Scallop fishing vessels must follow the procedures for landing scallop catch set out by DOI Harbours. Breach of Isle of Man Coronavirus Regulations can result in 3 months imprisonment and/or a fine of up to £10,000.
Department of Environment Food and Agriculture
Thie Slieau Whallian
+44 1624 685857