Vision, Aim and Goals

Vision

A buoyant shellfish sector based on a sound management system, resulting in fisheries that are managed to ensure long term biological, environmental and economic sustainability.

Aim

To continue to maintain sustainable and well managed shellfish fisheries operating within a healthy marine environment.

Short Term Goals

  • Continue to develop new database and fisheries management tool
  • Identify and pursue sustainable sources of income
  • Continue to meet MSC recommendations
  • Revise Management Plan and develop strategic objectives for 2018 - 2023

Medium Term Goals

  • VMS (or equivalent) for all vessels
  • Review and appraise sustainability certification

Long Term Goals

  • Sustainability accreditation for the lobster fishery