The contents of this page are provided as a guide only and are intended to enhance access to information for the fishing industry.
The Control Regulation requires the weighing of all fishery products at the place of landing before those products are transported, held in storage or sold.
Information and guidelines are available at Weighing of Fishery Products
The SFPA issues Fishery Information Notices (FINs) on fisheries legislation in order to provide interpretation of some of the more complex elements of the legislation.
Access all available notices at Fishery Information Notices
The SFPA are grateful for the continued support of the Shark Trust in the UK. The Shark Trust have put the SFPA logo on their 2020 Fisheries Advisories for use by Sea-Fisheries Protection Officers and for Industry. They are very easy to use and show maps of the areas in which each species of shark, skate and ray are prohibited from, or is allowed to be fished.
Further details on identifying any of the species, please click on the Shark Trust website below, where you can access the ID Guides and Factsheets of each species.
And for skates and rays: