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.
|Title of host publication||Fisheries and the Law in Europe|
|Subtitle of host publication||Regulation After Brexit|
|Editors||Jonatan Echebarria Fernández, Tafsir Matin Johansson, Jon A. Skinner, Mitchell Lennan|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 28 Feb 2022|