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Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs)

Inshore fishing boatsRegional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs) are non-statutory bodies that aim to improve the management of Scotland’s inshore fisheries out to 6 nautical miles, and to give commercial inshore fishermen a strong voice in wider marine management developments.

The development of the Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFGs) in Scotland led to the establishment of a new regional structure that commenced from April 2016. The regional structure has succeeded the IFGs that were formerly in place.

The Regional Inshore Fisheries Group network includes:

More information on the Regional IFGs is available at www.ifgs.org.uk.

Key Documents

Downloadable documents:

Title:Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs)
Description:Information on Scotland's network of Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups
File:RIFG - Outline Structure and Functions [PDF, 290.3 kb: 11 Nov 2016]
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File:RIFG - Decision Making Process [PDF, 200.9 kb: 11 Nov 2016]
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File:RIFG Map [PDF, 561.3 kb: 05 Apr 2016]
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Key Contacts

Group
Contact
Position
Phone
North & East Coast Regional IFG
Chair
07557 390115
West Coast Regional IFG
Chair
07799 572501
Outer Hebrides Regional IFG
Chair
07788 963497
Secretariat
07748 332595
Orkney Management Group
Chair
07703 106998
Secretariat
01856 850375
Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation
Chair
01595 692493
Secretariat
01595 693197