Abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) records within UK waters: EIR release

Information request and response under the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004

Information requested

Any data sets we may have related to any ALDFG records within UK waters.


Please see below details for 2021, the data is sourced from fishing vessel electronic logbooks and other sources. Individual vessel names have not been included for reasons of data protection. For details prior to 2021 please see EIR request no: 202100155758.

Year Latitude Longitude Gear Description
2021 55.36 5.2324 Nephrops trawls
2021 50.624 -3.1345 Beam trawls

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Phone: 0300 244 4000

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