New MMO Byelaw: West of Walney MCZ Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw

The Marine Management Organisation’s West of Walney Marine Conservation Zone (Specified Area) Bottom Towed Fishing Gear Byelaw 2018 was signed off by Defra on 4th June 2019. The Byelaw came into force on 4th July 2019. 

The purpose of this byelaw is to protect habitats and communities in the specified area, as stated in the byelaw, from the impacts from bottom towed fishing.

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