Consultation on proposals to prohibit the fishing for and selling of soft-shelled edible crab

Consultation opened on 23 December 2021. Closing date 18 March 2022.

Summary

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) is consulting on proposals to prohibit the fishing for and selling edible crab which has recently cast its shell (soft-shelled edible crab) and the sale and buying of edible crab for non human consumption uses.

Consultation description

The Department is currently considering all of the responses it has received to this consultation, prior to publishing a synopsis and Departmental response.

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