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Administrative Port: Poole
County: Dorset
Population: 12400

Portland (Isle of Portland) is a limestone tied island, 6 kilometres (4 mi) long by 2.4 kilometres (1.5 mi) wide, in the English Channel. Portland is 8 kilometres (5 mi) south of the renowned resort of Weymouth, forming the southernmost point of the county of Dorset, England. A barrier beach over which runs a main road connects it to the British mainland. Portland is also a central part of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site on the Dorset and east Devon coast, important for its geology and landforms.[1]

Images of Portland
Portland video.jpg
Video:Lobster Fishing in Portland (1949)

Background information
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 1 26
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 2 0
Fishing Fleet Vessel type 3
Fishing Fleet Vessels total 26 [2]
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Demersal (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Pelagic (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Shellfish (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) Main species (tonnes)
Landings Total Landings (tonnes) All species (tonnes)
Landings Values Demersal
Landings Values Pelagic
Landings Values Shellfish
Landings Values All species
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Regular)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen (Part-time)
Landings Number of fishermen Number of fishermen Total
Landings Major fish species
Landings Landing points
Landings Location of auctions
Governance and organisation Governance
Governance and organisation FLAG
Governance and organisation Location of fishermen's organisations Portland Fishermen's and Boatmen's Association
Branding Brand labels
Fish as food Fish selling Fishmonger: The Fish Market, 71a East Street, Portland, DT11 7DX
Fish as food Fish processing
Fish as food Restaurants/hotels The Boat That Rocks Bar & Restaurant, Portland Marina, Osprey Quay, Portland, Dorset DT5 1DX
Tourism & Education Tourism & Fishing
Tourism & Education Festivals
Tourism & Education Fishing museums Portland Museum, 217 Wakeham, Portland, DT5 1HS
Tourism & Education Aquariums
Tourism & Education Monuments Avalanche Memorial Church
Tourism&Education Fishing training School

Vessel type 1: <10 m vessels
Vessel type 2: >10 m vessels