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Fisheries and Aquatic Ecosystems

Web Sites of Relevance to Fisheries and Aquatic Ecosystems

Bord Iascaigh Mara (BIM) - the Irish Sea Fisheries Board
Irish State agency with responsibility for developing the Irish Sea Fishing and Aquaculture industries. BIM was established under the Sea Fisheries Act 1952.

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (Ireland)

FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Department
The FAO Fisheries Home Page contains a view of the activities of the FAO Fisheries Department, major trends in world fisheries, and the most important events concerning fisheries and aquaculture.

Fishing4Info
A link site for aquaculture and aquatic resource management - maintained through the collaborative efforts of Stirling Aquaculture (University of Stirling) and Aqua TT Ltd.

Marine Institute - Ireland
National agency reponsible for marine research and development

Marine Scotland
Marine Scotland is the lead marine management organisation in Scotland. It was established  to integrate core marine functions involving scientific research, compliance monitoring, policy and management of Scotland's seas.  Marine Scotland will combine the functions and resources of the former SG Marine Directorate, Fisheries Research Services and the Scottish Fisheries Protection Agency.