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Isle of Man Scallop fisherman fined

A Peel fisherman from the Isle of Man has been fined £3,000 for taking under-sized scallops from Manx seas. Robert Parton’s boat Benolas was stopped by the fisheries protection vessel Barrule last week and detained when officers found his catch contained Isle of Man Queen Scallops below […]

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Channel 4 show highlights Isle of Man’s contribution to fishing conservation

Phil Gawne MHK, Minister for Environment, Food and Agriculture, has welcomed recognition of the Isle of Man’s pioneering approach to marine conservation. The Channel 4 programme Hugh’s Fish Fight: Save Our Seas, broadcast on Thursday night (14 February 2013), visited the Isle of Man as part of […]

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Isle of Man minister issues warning to fishermen for landing undersized Queen Scallops

  DEFA Minister Phil Gawne has issued a stern warning to fishermen wishing to land immature queenies into the Isle of Man for processing, or to carry them through Manx waters. Speaking today he said “A random factory inspection yesterday produced evidence of significant amounts of undersized […]

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Isle of Man Queenies awarded PDO status

The European Commission confirmed today that Isle of Man Queenies had been awarded European Union ‘Protected Designation of Origin’ (PDO) status. This award means that queenies landed elsewhere or that do not meet the specifications set by the PDO cannot claim to be Isle of Man Queenies. […]

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