Seafish Aquaculture Common Issues Group

30 April 2019
The spring 2019 meeting of the Aquaculture Common Issues Group will take place on Tuesday 30 April 2019 at Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ.

The meeting will run from 10.30am to 3.30pm. 

You have to register to attend this meeting – email Karen Green to confirm your attendance.

AM. National groups – current status and recent developments

  • Aquaculture Leadership Group (ALG). James Fox Davies, Fowey Shellfish.
  • Scotland Aquaculture Leadership Group. TBC.
  • Welsh Aquaculture – exploring the concept of an industry-led group. Jon Parker, Consultant/Seafish Panel Chair.
  • Aquaculture Representative Group (ARG) in Northern Ireland. Martin Flanigan, NI ARG.
  • Brexit and the regulatory burden. Fiona Wright, Seafish.

PM. What is happening in the UK

  • Seafish update. Lee Cocker, Seafish 


  • Dorset Coastal Forum update on aquaculture activities. 1. Cefas Aquaculture Mapping Project. Keith Jeffery, Cefas.  2. Aquaculture Parks – opportunities for co-location in harbour authority areas. Martin Syvret, Aquafish Solutions.
  • ‘Integration of fisheries with aquaculture’. Cefas project. Keith Jeffery, Angela Muench/Heather Conejo-Watt, Cefas.
  • Aquaculture Safety and Health Awareness Day (AquaSHAD).  Fingal McKiernan, Northern Lighthouse Board.
  • Fishermen’s Mission support for aquaculturists. Ali Godfrey, Fishermen’s Mission.

Looking ahead

  • ARCH progress/activities/KTN background and concept for new online aquaculture landscape tool. James Taylor, ARCH UK and Charles Vander Broek, KTN.

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