Closed – Call for Evidence on Marine Protected Area Assessments

Closes 12th December 2016.

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is carrying out site assessments for the marine protected areas (MPA) in English inshore waters for which the MMO is the lead regulator. They are now seeking views on the draft assessments, which are intended to help ensure that current and potential future fishing activities do not have a negative impact on habitats and species in the MPAs.

MPAs in the North West included in the call for evidence are:

  • Liverpool Bay Special Protection Area
  • Fylde Marine Conservation Zone
  • Shell Flat & Lune Deep Special Area of Conservation

For more information and to participate in the survey follow the link below or contact: Leanne Stockdale, Principal Marine Conservation Manager, Marine Conservation Team tel:  0208 026 5344 email:

Link to call for evidence here

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