Consultation Outcome

Proposed sustainable management measures for the Welsh whelk fishery

This consultation ended 97 days ago.

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

Summary 
We are seeking your views on a range of sustainable management measures for the whelk fishery.
Consultation period 
This consultation ran from 21 April 2017 to 14 July 2017
Consultation launched 21 April 2017

Documents

Consultation document
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Evidence review
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Consultation description 

We are consulting on sustainable management measures which will be incorporated into a management plan for the Welsh whelk fishery. The proposals include:

  • permits
  • limits on landings
  • increased minimum landing sizes
  • a closed season
  • catch returns.
Help and support 

For more information about this consultation e-mail: MarineandFisheries@wales.gsi.gov.uk