Fisheries & Aquaculture


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Clarke, M., Farrell, E.D., Roche, W., Murray, T.E., Foster, S. and Marnell, F. (2016) Ireland Red List No. 11: Cartilaginous fish [sharks, skates, rays and chimaeras]. National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. Dublin, Ireland.

Chislock, M. F., Doster, E., Zitomer, R. A. & Wilson, A. E. (2013) Eutrophication: Causes, Consequences, and Controls in Aquatic Ecosystems. Nature Education Knowledge 4(4):10

Edwards, M., Hanniffy, D., Heesch, S., Hernández-Kantún, J., Moniz, M., Queguineur, B., Ratcliff, J., Soler-Vila, A., & Wan, A. (2012). Macroalgae Fact-sheets. Edited by Soler-Vila, A., & Moniz, M (NA) The Irish Macroalgae Factsheet. NUIGallway and Irish Seaweed Research Group.

FAO (2002) The State of world Fisheries and Aquaculture 

Nolan, G., Gillooly, M., & Whelan, K. (2010). Irish Ocean Climate and Ecosystem Status Report 2009. Ocean Science.

Sheils, O. (2017) New research finds salmon farming contributes to sea lice infestation on sea trout as valuable stocks decline. Inland Fisheries Ireland Website <Accessed 31/1/2016>

Ruane, N. M. and Jones, S. R. M. 2013. Amoebic Gill Disease (AGD) of farmed Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar L.). ICES Identification Leaflets for Diseases and Parasites of Fish and Shellfish. Leaflet No. 60.

Sanchez-Jerez, P. et al. (2016) Aquaculture’s struggle for space: the need for coastal spatial planning and the potential benefits of Allocated Zones for Aquaculture (AZAs) to avoid conflict and promote sustainability.Aquaculture Environment Interactions. Vol. 8: 41–54 pp. 41-54

Shephard S., MacIntyre, C. & Gargan, P.(2016) Aquaculture and environmental drivers of salmon lice infestation and body condition in sea trout.Aquaculture Environment Interactions. Vol. 8: 597–610

Thorstad, E.B., Fleming, I.A., McGinnity, P., Soto, D., Wennevik, V. & Whoriskey, F. (2008) Incidence and impacts of escaped farmed Atlantic salmon Salmo salar in nature. NINA Special Report 36.

Additional resources

Aquaculture Licence Appeal Board –

Bibliomara –

Bord Iascaigh Mhara Aquaculture Survey 2014 

Daithi O Murchu Marine Research Station –

Ellen Hutchins Festival –

Irish Folklore Commission: Seaweed –

Inland Fisheries Ireland –

Save Bantry Bay –

Salmon Watch Ireland –

The Seaweed Site –


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