The BRFC met at the Fishmongers Hall, London on 10th February 2010. In attendance were Ian Epps (Chairman), Oliver Crimmen (Natural History Museum), Scientific Advisor, Nigel Hewlett (Environment Agency), Scientific Advisor, Mike Heylin (Angling Trust) & Andy Nellist (Angling Trust – Freshwater). Chris Clark (Angling Trust – Marine), Len Le Page (Guernsey Record Fish Committee), David Rowe (Secretary)
The following records were ratified by the Committee on 10 February 2011:
|Sea Fish -Boat Dogfish-Black Mouthed – Galeus melastomus||2lbs 14oz /1.305kg||Mr David Craig||13-Aug-10 Islandmagee, N. Ireland||2lbs 13oz 8drms|
|Sea Fish -Boat Golden Grey Mullet – Liza aurata||2lbs 14oz 10drms / 1.322kg||Mr Mark Loewy||05-Sep-10 Torquay Harbour||2lbs 13oz 6drms|
|Sea Fish -Boat Thin Lipped Mullet – Lisa ramada||6lb 9oz 6drms / 2.987kg||Mr Derek Kane||16-Aug-10 St Aubins Bay, Jersey, CI.||5lbs 15oz|
|Sea Fish – Mini Goldsinney Wrasse – Ctenolabrus rupestris||110 grms||Mr Trad Casey||08-Jun-10 Weymouth, Dorset||102 gms|
|Sea Fish -Shore Tope – Galeorhinus galeus||66lbs 6oz / 30.107kg||Mr Kevin Legg||06-Nov-10 Baggy Point, North Devon||66lbs|
|Sea Fish -Shore White Sea Bream – Diplous sargus||1lb 9oz 8drm / 0.723kg||Mr Andrew Drysdale||14-Sep-09 Trebarwith Strand, Cornwall||1lb 7oz 4drm|
Other claims considered by the committee:
a) A decision on a claim for a new record for the sea fish species, Spanish Mackerel (Scomber Colias), submitted by Mr Robert Lomas was deferred pending further information in respect of the Scales Certificate.
b) A decision on a claim for a new record for the mini sea fish species, Tompot Blenny (Parablennius gattorugone), submitted by Junior angler Shaun Upham was deferred pending further information in respect of the Scales Certificate.