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Marine Conservation Zone (MCZ) economic impact assessment process

2 questions on the methodology used to assess the economic impacts on commercial fisheries of MCZs.


Response to EIRs request for information about the MCZ economic impact assessment process.

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MCZs EIRs: which bodies created the management scenarios used in the impact assessment, and how were they decided, plus what was the methodology used to make the assumption about the likelihood of the lowest and highest cost scenarios occurring to derive the best estimate?

Published 8 September 2014