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SFPA Publishes New Fisheries Information Notice on Areas Closed to Fishing in Southwest Ireland

The Sea-Fisheries Protection Authority (SFPA) published a new Fisheries Information Notice (FIN) which provides information to commercial fishing vessels on areas that are closed to fishing in the southwest of Ireland. The FIN can be accessed on or by following this link: FFSU-FC-FIN-OC-03-24 Fisheries Information Notice—South West Closed Area.

The FIN highlights information on permanently closed areas to fishing; certain gear types which are prohibited in areas as well as closed areas during certain times of the year.

It is crucial for all vessel operators to familiarize themselves with this FIN. For further details on the FIN, please contact sfpafood&This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. SFPA is committed to providing assistance and guidance to support compliance with new and existing legislation.


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