Cockle Fisheries

Cockles Fisheries Mussel Fisheries

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Wirral

Leasowe Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

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
Closed
  • Closed under NWSFC Byelaw 13a.
  • Opening on 21/01/19 at 12:00 (midday) click here to see details on the partial lifting of the Byelaw 13a closure.
  • All shellfish removed for human consumption from Pilling Sands East must be accompanied by a shellfish registration document. Shellfish registration documents can be obtained from Wyre Council Food Safety Section.
  • Visit wyre.gov.uk to obtain information regarding the legal requirements surrounding the harvesting of shellfish for human consumption and links to obtain Registration Documents.

Middleton Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed
  • Closed under NWSFC Byelaw 13a.
  • Not enough stock to support a fishery.
  • Unclassified.

Warton Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

Flookburgh/Leven Sands Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

Newbiggin Cockle Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Closed

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