IFI

Inland Fisheries Ireland

Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI) is the state agency responsible for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries and sea angling resources.  It is the competent authority in Ireland for freshwater fish (including salmon) and IFI’s Research Section carries out applied scientific research for management. To support this role IFI’s Research and Development Division is involved in a broad range of research and monitoring activities in freshwater, estuarine and marine environments. IFI monitors and reports on the status of fish species under the Water Framework Directive (WFD) and Habitats Directive along with a national eel monitoring programmes (EU Eel Regulation)

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IFI is the state agency in Ireland with responsibility for the protection, management and conservation of Ireland’s inland fisheries. IFI’s R&D division is involved in fisheries research and monitoring activities in freshwater, estuarine and marine environments. IFI monitors and reports the status of fish species under WFD and Habitats Directives along with national eel monitoring programmes. IFI has experience in the use of telemetry (satellite, pit, acoustic, coded wire and floy tags) in fishery research and has hosted an international workshop on fish telemetry

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