A public consultation is now underway on a draft Fisheries Natura Plan for Mussel Seed Fishery in Castlemaine Harbour (2106-2026) and the associated Appropriate Assessment report.
The plan aims to ensure that activities (mussel seed fishing and relaying of same on aquaculture sites) taking place in the Castlemaine Natura 2000 sites are in compliance with the Habitats Directive. It follows on from the previous plan which ran from 2011 for 5 years
Please find link to Notice of Consultation here.
Comments are invited on the Fisheries Natura Plan for Mussel Seed Fishery in Castlemaine Harbour (2016-2026) and the associated Appropriate Assessment documents. The closing date for receipt of submissions is Friday 15 July 2016