The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network

            A charity registered in Scotland - RegNo:: SC039015

07
May

Arran COAST consultation

Arran COAST trust (www.arrancoast.co.uk) are at the point of winning a 13 year long battle to have Lamlash Bay declared a Marine Protected Area which includes part of it as a No Take Zone (NTZ) - see below.

The purpose of the NTZ is to allow the regions Mearl beds to regenerate after years of destructive commercial fishing practices, it does mean that no marine life of any form may be removed by any form of fishing - commercial or recreational.
The Scottish Government’s Marine Directorate are holding a consultation to assess stakeholder views see http://tinyurl.com/65amhk or download a pdf doc from http://tinyurl.com/6e86jr

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