Closed – consultation: management for West of Walney Marine Conservation Zone

Closes 11:45pm 13th July 2018

The Marine Management Organisation has launched a formal consultation on possible new commercial fisheries management measures within part of the West of Walney Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ). This takes the form of a proposed West of Walney MCZ (specified area) bottom towed fishing gear byelaw 2018 and follows a period of informal conservation.

In particular views are being sought on the following issues:

  • ¬†information about the location, condition or sensitivity of the designated features
  • information about the level or nature of fishing activity in the inshore (0-12 nm) section of the site
  • how the proposed management options will affect people/businesses, and any supporting evidence
  • what other effects would the proposed management option have?

For more information and to respond follow this link.

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