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Consultation on new Management Measures on Crab and Lobster Landings into Orkney

A consultation on management proposals for lobster, velvet crab and green crab landed into Orkney. The management measures were developed by Orkney Sustainable Fisheries Ltd, which is part of the Inshore Fisheries Group network.


Consultation Questions

Do you support increasing the MLS for velvet crab landed into Orkney from 65 mm to 70 mm carapace width?

Do you support increasing the MLS for lobster landed into Orkney from 87 mm to 90 mm carapace length over a three year period?

Do you support introducing a MLS for green crab landed into Orkney of 70 mm carapace width?

Do you support prohibiting the landing of berried velvet crab caught in the six nautical miles around Orkney?

Would you support new restrictions on carriage in the six nautical miles around Orkney to accompany these measures?

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