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MMO Marine Planning Newsletter September 2017

The Marine Management Organisation has published its latest Marine Planning Newsletter. It contains updates on the South and East Marine Plan areas, details of meetings with Jersey and French marine planners and news about what the MMO Marine Officers (Planning) have been up to in each of the remaining 4 marine plan regions, including the

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Catching or landing of berried lobsters and crawfish in England

The Marine Management Organisation has published new statutory guidance on berried lobsters and crawfish – i.e. those carrying eggs. The guidance states that from 1 October 2017 vessels registered in the UK must not fish for berried lobsters (Homarus gammarus) or crawfish (Palinurus elephas and Palinurus mauritanicus) within English waters and must not land lobsters or crawfish at English ports regardless

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Opportunities to get involved with inshore fisheries and conservation management

The Marine Management Organisation is advertising for new voluntary members for the North Western, North Eastern, Sussex, Southern and Cornwall Fisheries and Inshore Conservation Authorities (IFCA). The North Western IFCA is looking for three new members, particularly those with experience and interest in commercial or recreational fishing, the marine environment or other relevant interest and experience.

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Marine plans iteration 1 engagement summary published

The Marine Management Organisation has published an engagement summary highlighting feedback for the marine plans iteration 1 following the spring workshops and other engagement during the development of marine plans for the North West, North East, South West and South East areas. It analyses the engagement in each of the 4 areas and summarises  stakeholder

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Closed – NW Marine Plan Iteration 1 – feedback needed!

Closes Friday March 31st 2017 The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has launched a call for feedback on the initial outputs for marine planning in the remaining marine plan areas: North West, North East, South West and South East. There is an online questionnaire and the MMO is asking for feedback on: How the marine plans

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MMO Marine Plan Workshops Spring 2017

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has issued an invitation to participate in the next round of marine plan workshops. These will look at the issues and evidence database which was recently published (see news item on MMO Marine Planning Newsletter Jan 2017), explore potential policies for the new marine plans (including the North West) and

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MMO Marine Planning Newsletter January 2017

The Marine Management Organisation has releasaed its January 2017 newsletter, reporting on a range of activity including the South marine plan consultation, an update on the East marine plan, and links to the links to the economic baseline assessment for all the remaining plan areas (including NW) and the issues with supporting evidence database which

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NW Marine Plan – Issues Database and Issues with Supporting Evidence Consultation Summary now available from MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has published an issues database for the North West, North East, South East and South West Marine Plan areas. The database has been published following a call for issues with supporting evidence which ran from 30 June 2016 to 5 August 2016 and was supported by a series of workshops,

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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

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Closed – Survey on Annual Fisheries Statistics by MMO

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) have launched a survey to help fisheries statistics meet the needs of those who use them. The survey aims to collect views of the people who use the statistics which will include questions regarding imports and exports of fish products and the survey will also inform users about the structure and

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