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A History of Fishing & Fisheries in the North Sea

Friday 05 October, 18.29 – 18.45.  Newcastle University – Ridley Building 2, room RIDB2.1.65

Georgina Hunt will give a talk on the development of the fishing industry in the North Sea from the 19th century to the present, including the changes on fishing gear and power over the course of the past century. She will also discuss the associated impacts of fishing on North Sea fish.

These ‘1829 Lectures’, named after the year NHSN was founded, all take place at the apt time of 6.29 pm, or 18:29. The talks will allow members and supporters to enjoy a greater range of engaging topics alongside our popular and regular Friday evening talks.