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Publication - Consultation Responses

Landing controls for the Scottish crab and lobster fisheries: consultation outcome report

Published: 20 Jan 2017
Part of:
Marine and fisheries
ISBN:
9781786527691

Outcome report to Marine Scotland's consultation on new management measures for Scotland's brown crab, velvet crab and lobster fisheries.

26 page PDF

641.8kB

26 page PDF

641.8kB

Contents
Landing controls for the Scottish crab and lobster fisheries: consultation outcome report
Annex B: Summary of Consultation Responses

26 page PDF

641.8kB

Annex B: Summary of Consultation Responses

Proposal All respondents Mainland respondents
Increasing the MLS of brown crab Yes 84 75% Yes 62 72%
No 28 25% No 24 28%
Total 112 100% Total 86 100%
Increasing the MLS of velvet crab Yes 89 84% Yes 68 84%
No 17 16% No 13 16%
Total 106 100% Total 81 100%
Prohibiting the landing of berried velvet crab Yes 98 92% Yes 73 90%
No 9 8% No 8 10%
Total 107 100% Total 81 100%
Increasing the MLS of lobster Yes 58 51% Yes 35 40%
No 56 49% No 52 60%
Total 114 100% Total 87 100%
Decreasing the Max LS of female lobster Yes 63 56% Yes 52 60%
No 49 44% No 35 40%
Total 112 100% Total 87 100%
Introducing a Max LS for male lobster Yes 55 49% Yes 46 53%
No 57 51% No 41 47%
Total 112 100% Total 87 100%
Prohibiting the landing of 'crippled' lobster Yes 30 27% Yes 22 26%
No 82 73% No 64 74%
Total 112 100% Total 86 100%
Introducing sale and carriage prohibitions Yes 75 75% Yes 52 68%
No 25 25% No 24 32%
Total 100 100% Total 76 100%

Contact

Email: Inshore Fisheries Management and Coastal Communities Team