Fisheries & Conservation Science Group

Welcome to the Fisheries & Conservation Science Group

The RV Prince Madog at sea

Using the beam trawl from the RV Prince Madog

The Menai Straits and Telford suspension bridge

Hauled scallop dredges

The brown crab, Cancer pagurus

A fishing vessel off the coast of Wales

King and Queen scallops, Pecten maximus and Aequipecten opercularis

Scallop dredges

The Fisheries & Conservation Science Group is based in Menai Bridge, Anglesey. With the collaboration of the fishing industry, research institutes and government the group is working to gather scientific evidence to ensure the future of fisheries in the UK and abroad.


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Footage from trials with the flying array - This has been designed to film over rough, rocky and fragile habitats.

Welsh Fisheries

Manx Fisheries