Introduction: The UK and EU Fishing Industries in Profile

J.E. Fernández, T.M. Johansson, M. Lennan, J.A. Skinner

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This introductory chapter provides the necessary fisheries context and terminology to guide the reader through the discussions found in the subsequent chapters of this book. In doing so, it first outlines the applicable fisheries policy prior to, during and after Brexit. Second, it profiles the diverse sea fishing industry across the United Kingdom (UK) and notes the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Third, the fishing industry of the European Union (EU) as it pertains to fishing in UK waters is also profiled. Finally, this chapter provides an outline of the chapters of the book.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFisheries and the Law in Europe
Subtitle of host publicationRegulation After Brexit
EditorsJonatan Echebarria Fernández, Tafsir Matin Johansson, Jon A. Skinner, Mitchell Lennan
Number of pages10
ISBN (Print)9781003252481
Publication statusPublished - 28 Feb 2022


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