Exe Estuary SPA
This information lists the fisheries management measures (regulatory and voluntary) that were in place in English Waters at the start of 2018, that either directly or indirectly help to protect the features of the site. Further information on these management measures and for fisheries management implemented since that date may be available from the MMO or individual Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority websites.

Licensable activities within MPAs are subject to the requirements of the Conservation of Species and Habitats Regulations 2017 (as amended), the Conservation of Offshore Marine Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 and / or the Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009. Licensable activities may subject to management measures or conditions as part of their licence. Only Inshore Fisheries Conservation Authority and Marine Management Organisation fisheries byelaws which directly manage MPA features are displayed.
Management measuresModified DateFeatures protected by measure

TEMPORARY CLOSURE OF SHELLFISH BEDS

Can implement spatial and temporal closures reducing disturbance to birds.

Organisation: Eastern IFCA

Implementation Year: 1997

Further Info: www.eastern-ifca.gov.uk

15/09/2017 
 Dunlin, Calidris alpina alpina - A672, nb
  Grey plover, Pluvialis squatarola - A141, nb
  Dark-bellied Brent goose, Branta bernicla bernicla - A675, nb
  Slavonian grebe, Podiceps auritus - A007, nb
  Oystercatcher, Haematopus ostralegus - A130, nb
  Avocet, Recurvirostra avosetta - A132-A, nb
  Black-tailed godwit, Limosa limosa islandica - A616, nb
  Waterbird assemblage