National Prohibition on Landing Berried Lobster and Crawfish

Defra are introducing a national prohibition on landing berried Lobsters and Crawfish for UK registered fishing vessels. The prohibition will come into force on 1st October 2017 and will apply in English waters and ports. The ban follows a consultation ran by Defra earlier this year. A summary of which can be viewed here.

Further information is available on the Marine Management Organisation Website.