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Research at the Fisheries Department


The Research Division within the Fisheries Department provides expert scientific knowledge and advice to make the informed management decisions essential for the conservation, sustainable management and development of the Falkland Islands fisheries resources.


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The Illex season was over on 15 June. The total catch of Illex by jiggers was 64,406 t.

The next FFLG meeting will be held in the Fisheries Department meeting room on Wednesday, 11th October 2017 at 14:00.

The next Fisheries Committee meeting will be held at the Fisheries Department meeting room on Thursday, 7th December 2017 at 09:00.

Updates of the Weekly Catches and News will be revised every Thursday afternoon.

Weekly catch updates

06/09/2017 - 12/09/2017

Species Total Catch (mt)
Loligo 2163
Illex 0
Hakes 1060
Toothfish 24
Skate/Ray 91
Rock Cod 129
Red Cod 52
Kingclip 59
Hoki 2
Blue Whiting 13
Others 14