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Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs)

Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs) aim to improve the management of inshore fisheries in the 0-6 nautical mile zone of Scottish waters, and to give commercial inshore fishermen a strong voice in wider marine management developments.

The RIFGs are non-statutory bodies and were established in 2016, replacing the six Inshore Fisheries Groups (IFGs) that were formerly in place during 2013-16.

The Regional Inshore Fisheries Group network includes:

More information on the Regional IFGs is available at www.ifgs.org.uk.

Key Contacts

Group
Contact
Position
Phone
North & East Coast Regional IFG
Chair
07557 390115
West Coast Regional IFG
Chair
07799 572501
Outer Hebrides Regional IFG
Chair
07788 963497
Secretariat
07748 332595
Orkney Management Group
Chair
07527 005025
Secretariat
01856 850375
Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation
Chair
01595 692493
Secretariat
01595 693197

Key Documents

Downloadable documents:

Title:Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups (RIFGs)
Description:Information on Scotland's network of Regional Inshore Fisheries Groups
File:RIFG - Outline Structure and Functions [PDF, 290.3 kb: 11 Nov 2016]
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File:RIFG - Decision Making Process [PDF, 200.9 kb: 11 Nov 2016]
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File:RIFG Map [PDF, 561.3 kb: 05 Apr 2016]
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