Wash Mussel Re-laying Fishery 2023 Consultation

The annual mussel stock survey has identified that there is sufficient stock to open a limited mussel re-laying fishery in The Wash with a maximum Total Allowable Catch of 1147 tonnes. A summary of the findings of the survey is available here.

We are now consulting on proposed management measures, with a deadline of midday on 6 April 2023.

The questionnaire and measures can be found at the links below:

Mussel Relaying Fishery Questionnaire

Summary of Proposed Measures

Full Wording of Proposed Measures for:


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