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The Sea Fisheries Protection Authority works in close partnership with the shellfish sector to ensure healthy marine ecosystems so that consumers can enjoy safe seafood of the highest quality.
Click here for information on the SFPA shellfish sampling programme.
EPA GIS Application
Code of Practice for the Microbiological Monitoring of Bivalve Mollusc Production Areas: View/Download here
Code of Practice for the Irish Shellfish Monitoring Programme (Biotoxins): View/Download here
Notice to Trade on the Harvesting of Scallops: View/Download here
SFPA Guidance Document for Inspecting LBM Purification Centres: View/Download here
Enhanced Official Controls for Shellfish & Phytoplankton Sampling under the Irish Shellfish Monitoring Programme: View/Download here
Instructions for taking and submitting Shellfish samples for the National Shellfish Monitoring Programme (Biotoxins): View/Download here