Cockle Fisheries

Cockles Fisheries Mussel Fisheries

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Wirral

Leasowe Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Restricted commercial gathering by Byelaw 3 Permit Holders under authorisation

Ribble Estuary

North Penfold Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

All Other Cockle Beds

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

Morecambe Bay

Pilling Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
East Side of Bed Open

Middleton Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed
  • Closed under NWSFC Byelaw 16.
  • Not enough stock to support a fishery.
  • Unclassified.

Warton Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed
  • Closed under NWSFC Byelaw 16.
  • Not enough size stock to support a fishery.

Flookburgh/Leven Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Newbiggin Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Solway

Cardurnock Flats Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

Beckfoot Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

Middle Bank Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed