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How we are managing the whelk fishery in the Welsh zone.

First published:
17 May 2022
Last updated:



  • you will need vessel details including fishing licence number to reply for a permit or to request a change
  • you must complete an application form for each vessel you wish to fish
  • you should complete and submit catch returns by 23:59 on the last day of each month


Legislation on

The Whelk Fishing (Wales) (Amendment) Order 2019

The Whelk Fishing (Wales) Order 2019 
Make provision for a minimum catch, carriage and landing size of 65mm in the Welsh zone.

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