Padstow Bay and Surrounds MCZ
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

CIFCA LOBSTER,CRAWFISH AND CRAB FISHING PERMIT BYELAW 2016

A person must not use a vessel for fishing for lobster, crawfish, edible crab or spider crab, unless the owner of the vessel holds a permit. Reduces number of lobsters taken.

Organisation: Cornwall IFCA

Implementation Year: 2016

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

15/09/2017 
 Spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas)

CORNWALL SEA FISHERIES DISTRICT BERRIED LOBSTERS AND CRAWFISH BYELAW 2001

Berried lobster of the species Homarus gammarus or berried crawfish of the species Palinurus elephas may not be removed.

Organisation: Cornwall IFCA

Implementation Year: 2013

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

15/09/2017 
 Spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas)

CORNWALL SEA FISHERIES DISTRICT CRAWFISH BYELAW 2011

No person shall remove from a fishery within the District any crawfish of the species Palinurus elephas with a length of less than 110mm; Protects juveniles.

Organisation: Cornwall IFCA

Implementation Year: 2011

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

15/09/2017 
 Spiny lobster (Palinurus elephas)