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The IFM is an international organisation, dedicated to the advancement of sustainable fisheries management. Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fish and fisheries, their proper management and conservation.

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About IFM

Created in 1969 in the UK, the IFM is dedicated to the advancement of sustainable fisheries management. We are a non-profit organisation controlled by members and managed by an elected council.

Our members are fisheries managers from regulatory and research bodies, fishing and angling organisations, water companies, fish farms and educational institutions. We are represented at many levels within government and conservation bodies. We have branches in the UK and our own training/education system. We organise many events through the year, from national conferences to small branch visits.

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IFM Survey 2019/20 – Short report on the findings

June 16th 2020

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Vacancies

Home based or London

Communications and Engagement Officer – The SHOAL Project

October 1st 2020

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Oxford, Cardiff, Cambridge, Manchester, Southampton and Edinburgh

APEM Ltd – Marine Fisheries Scientist

July 27th 2020

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Isle of Man

Operation of Cornaa Fish Farm

August 21st 2020

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Membership is open to anyone with an interest in fish and fisheries, their proper management and conservation. Benefits include training and qualification opportunities, events, publications, CPD, the Chartered Environmentalist qualification (C.Env), member discounts and more......

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