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Isle of Man new fisheries spatial management measures in the Western Irish Sea Mud-belt – Consultation opens

Consultation The Department of Environment, Food and Agriculture in the Isle of Man is reaching out to stakeholders for your thoughts on some new plans for our Island’s waters, particularly in the Western Irish Sea Mud-Belt (WISMB). Its important for all involved to give their… read more »

King Scallops – inception to commercial status

Pecten Maximus, commonly known as the King Scallop, found around the Isle of Man, boasts a fascinating life cycle that captivates both scientists and seafood enthusiasts alike. Their life journey from inception to reaching commercial size is well studied in science by Bangor University around… read more »

Seafood made simple – Crofters click & collect


Crofters Click & Collect. If you haven’t tried it yet, you’re in for a treat! 1. Seafood Made Simple: Crofters Click and Collect takes the stress out of shopping. With just a few clicks onour user-friendly website, you can fill your shopping basket with all… read more »

Navigating Troubled Waters: Challenges Facing Shellfish Processors in the Isle of Man

Queen Scallops

The Isle of Man, with its rich maritime heritage and abundant seafood resources, has long been a hub for shellfish processing. The island’s processors play a vital role in the local economy and seafood industry. However, they face a unique set of challenges that can… read more »

Sustainable Fisheries Management on the Isle of Man: A Deep Dive into King Scallops, Queen Scallops, Lobster, Crab, and Whelk

The Isle of Man, nestled in the Irish Sea between England and Ireland, is renowned for its stunning landscapes and rich maritime heritage. One of the key aspects of this maritime heritage is the island’s thriving fishing industry. The Isle of Man’s fisheries management practices… read more »