Mussel Fisheries

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Dee Estuary

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West Kirby Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Ribble Estuary

Seafield Road Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Restrictions in Place

Prohibited

 

greenforgoTraining Walls Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open
  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.

Morecambe Bay

Knott End Sea Life Centre South Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Restrictions in Place

Prohibited

  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Prohibited under Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations (England) 2013.
  • Currently limited stock.
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.

 

Knott End Spit Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Restrictions in Place

Prohibited

  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Prohibited under Food Safety and Hygiene Regulations (England) 2013.
  • Currently limited stock.
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.

 

Heysham Flat Seed Mussel Fishery

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open to Byelaw 3 Permit Holders

 

  • See Authorisation here.
  • See guidance Chinese Mitten Crab here.
  • HRA available here.
  • Submit Returns online here.

 

Heysham Flat Size Mussel Fishery

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Part of Bed Closed Under Byelaw 13a to Protect Honeycomb Worm Reef – See Closure Notice

Currently limited stock

 

North Morecambe Bay Incl. Foulney Mussel Beds

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Currently limited stock

  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Currently limited stock.
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.

Duddon Estuary

Duddon Estuary Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

No Stock

  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Currently No Stock
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.

Solway

Solway Mussel Bed

Current Status Further Information and Limitations
Open

Limited Stock

  • Open for size Mussel.
  • Currently limited stock.
  • Minimum size for Mussel is 45mm across the longest part of the shell.
  • Submit Returns online here.