Consultation outcome

Managing the UK queen scallop fishery

This consultation has concluded

Detail of outcome

There were 35 responses to this consultation. The summary of responses has been published by the Scottish Government.

Original consultation


Seeking views on future management measures for the UK queen scallop fishery, located in the Irish Sea.

This consultation was held on another website.

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Consultation description

We want to know what you think about our proposals to improve how the UK queen scallop fishery is managed in future. These improvements will help protect queen scallop stocks and build on the data and evidence we collect.

The proposals include increasing the minimum size of scallop that can be retained and options for restricting access to the fishery.

Published 11 October 2016
Last updated 26 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added a link to the summary of responses.
  2. First published.