Clyde cod spawning closure 2022-2023: consultation

Since 2001, a specific area in the Firth of Clyde has been closed to fishing each year between 14 February and 30 April, in order to protect spawning cod. This consultation is seeking views on continuing this closure for 2022 and 2023.


26. The Scottish Government proposes to renew the seasonal closure in the specified area in the Firth of Clyde (see map in Annex A) as in previous years for 2022/23.

27. Views are invited on all issues raised in this consultation paper and responses to the questions posed in Annex C.



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