Seafish Wales

Dr Holly Whiteley, the Seafish Wales Manager, works closely with the Welsh seafood industry and ensures the local coordination of Seafish activities. Seafish Wales engages with stakeholders across the supply chain, from fishermen to foodservice, and provides a point of contact to assist Welsh industry access to technical expertise throughout the whole of Seafish.

The Seafish work programme in Wales is guided by the Seafish Wales Advisory Committee (SWAC) and covers a range of projects and activities that aim to facilitate the sustainable economic development of the industry.

Seafish's current work programme in Wales aligns closely with the recently published Wales Seafood Strategy. This Strategy was developed by SWAC in close collaboration with Seafish and Welsh Government, and outlines the Welsh seafood industry's vision for sustainable growth 2016 to 2025. More information about the Wales Seafood Strategy can be found here.

Industry's progress against the targets of the Wales Seafood Strategy can be viewed here

Current Seafish Wales Priority work areas include:

  • Collaborative projects to improve fishing industry safety in Wales,
  • Socio-economic data collection to monitor growth and support decision-making.

Get in touch:

Dr Holly Whiteley
Seafish Wales

Telephone: +44 (0) 1248 812 038
Mobile: +44 (0) 7984 561 918


Recently updated

Wales update added: September-October 2018

23 October 2018

Wales update added: August 2018

7 September 2018

Wales update added: June-July 2018

17 August 2018

SWAC strategy, projects and reports

17 August 2018

Grant-aided PFDs with PLBs - final deadline 31 August 2018

17 August 2018

News item: Welsh fishermen form Welsh Fishing Safety Committee to protect health and safety of fleet

10 October 2016

New events added:  Free seafood smoking and fish filleting workshops

17 December 2015

Document updated: A social and economic impact assessment of cockle mortality in the Burry Inlet cockle fishery, south Wales UK

10 October 2015