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Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features: responses to scoping consultation

Published: 24 Jul 2019

Summary of responses received to our consultation on the scoping of the project to improve protection of Priority Marine Features outside the Marine Protected Area network.

Improving protection given to Priority Marine Features: responses to scoping consultation
7. Do you have any evidence of fishing activity outwith the footprint, in particular for vessels under 12m in length?

7. Do you have any evidence of fishing activity outwith the footprint, in particular for vessels under 12m in length?

There were comments made in 36 responses.

The theme identified for this question was:

a) Any further work would require input from fishermen all around Scotland

Scottish Government response:

There was no further information provided in the responses that resulted in a change to the displayed footprint. As the layers are going to provide context only, we are satisfied they are fit for purpose. They are relatively easy to update with each iteration of the ICES outputs.


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