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We received 155 responses to this consultation. After considering the responses we have decided to proceed with introducing a ban.
Seeking views on the proposal to ban the landing of egg-bearing (also known as ‘berried’) lobsters and crawfish in England.
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We want to know your thoughts on proposals to introduce a national ban on landing egg-bearing lobsters and crawfish in England.
This ban will help protect these important shellfish stocks. We particularly want to hear from fishing vessel owners and fishing licence or shellfish entitlement holders.