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Tynwald asked to support new fishing blueprint

Mon, 16 Nov 2015


Tynwald is being asked to support a new blueprint which aims to secure and grow the Island's fishing industry.

The 'Future Fisheries' strategy will develop the sea fishery and marine environment which is currently worth £13 million to the economy.

The industry employs more than 300 people and has more than 60 vessels fishing from the Island however it's facing challenges from competition from non-Manx vessels and declining stocks. 

Environment, Food and Agriculture Minister Richard Ronan says it's all about adding value:

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