Tuesday, 29 September 2020

Ceisteanna (190)

Pádraig MacLochlainn

Ceist:

190. Deputy Pádraig Mac Lochlainn asked the Minister for Environment, Climate and Communications the criteria and process for authorising individual charter boats to fish for blue fin tuna in Irish fishing waters under the Control of Sea Angling methods for certain species of fish bye-law No. 981 of 2020.; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [26894/20]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Environment)

The criteria and process for application for, and qualifying requirements to participate in, the Tuna Chart scientific data gathering programme 2020 are available on the web site of Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). To assist the Deputy I have provided the relevant link below:   https://www.fisheriesireland.ie/Fisheries-Research/tuna-chart.html#faq.