Closed consultation

Managing the UK queen scallop fishery

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

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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