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April 2016: MMO Campaign targets Illegal sale of fish
Looks fishy? Don’t risk it. Buying fish through illegitimate sources damages the fishing industry, fish stocks and the long term future of the marine environment.2

April 2016: MMO to host marine planning meetings
The Marine Management Organisation is starting the next phase of marine plans, and would like to invite you to one of the marine planning events, taking place the week of Monday 11 April.

March 2016: New shellfish permit byelaw consultation
Formal Consultation on the Lobster, Crawfish and Crab Fishing Permit Bylaw.

Feb 2016: Harbour Porpoise Possible Special Area of Conservation Consultation - Public Stakeholder Events
As part of the ongoing public consultation regarding the proposals for harbour porpoise possible Special Areas of Conservation (pSACs), JNCC is hosting open public drop-in events.

Jan 2016: update on proposed netting byelaws
Update on the progress of proposed netting byelaws

Jan 2016: New restrictions on Bass fishing confirmed
New restrictions on fishing for bass come into effect from 00:01 on 29/01/16

Jan 2016: Consultation open on proposed new SAC
The UK Statutory Nature Conservation Bodies (SNCB) have identified important areas for harbour porpoise in UK waters, for possible designation as Special Areas of Conservation (SACs).

Jan 2016: New MCZ announced
The Government has announced a series of new Marine Conservation Zones

Report on public meetings

Dec 2015: New bass announcements
EU announces new measures to protect bass.

October 2015: New European Commission proposal on bass.
On 11 November the Commission adopted a proposal for fishing opportunities for the Atlantic and the
North Sea for 2016, including particular measures for sea bass.

October 2015: Recreational Sea Angling public meetings
Forthcoming meetings

September 2015: Fal Fishery Order consultation
Formal consultation on the proposed Fal Fishery Order, made under the Sea Fisheries (Shellfish) Act 1967.

July 2015: Bass Nursery Area Review
Public Meeting, 10 August 2015, Kingsley Village, 7-9pm. Cornwall IFCA is seeking your experience and views on Bass Nursery Areas in Cornwall.

July 2015: Recreational Sea Angling update.

July 2015: New minimum size for bass
From 1 September 2015 the new minimum size for bass will be 42 cm.

July 2015: Proposed changes to Cornwall IFCA Shellfish Permit
Cornwall IFCA is seeking your views on proposals to change its shellfish permit system.

June 2015: Bass catch limits for commercial vessels
On the 19/06/2015 the European Council of Ministers took a decision to set monthly catch limits for Commercial vessels catching sea bass.

June 2015: Vacancy with North Western IFCA
NORTH WESTERN INSHORE FISHERIES
AND CONSERVATION AUTHORITY (NWIFCA)

FISHERIES AND CONSERVATION ADVISOR

March 2015: European press release on bass
Press release on new measures for bass protection.

Feb 2015: C-Bass project public meeting
Cefas presentation on C-Bass research project
Presentation commencing 14:00, February 24th 2015
Seafood Cornwall Training Hub, 1, 78 Strand,
Newlyn, Penzance TR18 5HW

Jan 2015: Defra Consultation (MCZ)
Defra has launched a public consultation on the next round of MCZ designation

Jan 2015: Defra Consultation
Defra are seeking your views on their proposals to implement the landing obligation in England for demersal fisheries.

Jan 2015: EU Commission bass anouncement
The European Commission have produced a press release detailing emergency measures to manage bass stocks.

Jan 2015: Pair plead guilty to scalloping offences
Press release for successful prosecution.

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