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Marine Management Organisation commence formal consultation on the future management of fishing activities within the Dogger Bank Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

Dogger Bank map

Formal consultation on a draft MMO byelaw for the Dogger Bank Special Area of Conservation (SAC)

The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) is seeking views on a draft byelaw to manage fishing in the Dogger Bank SAC.

This letter (below) provides a background to the SAC and the role of the MMO, a brief summary of known fishing activity in the site, the proposed management measure, supplementary information, and information on how to respond to formal consultation and what to expect next.

Dogger Bank SAC Formal Consultation Letter (pdf 876kb)