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Consultation period closes, responses being analysed.

Many thanks to everyone that has responded to our consultation over the past month.  We have had over 20 responses – some in favour, some raising objections, and others simply making comments about mussel farming in the eastern Menai Strait. … Continue reading

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Don’t miss the boat – consultation ends on 8th May.

A quick reminder that our consultation on the proposed new Fishery Order for the Eastern Menai Strait will run until Saturday 8th May. If you want to make any comments, make sure you send them to MSFOMA and Welsh Government … Continue reading

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Consultation half way mark!

We’re now half way through the consultation period for the Menai East Fishery Order, which started on 8th April. Over the past couple of weeks you might have seen the posters that we put up at 18 locations around the … Continue reading

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Menai (East) Fishery Order – Consultation Underway

The consultation on the new Fishery Order for the eastern Menai Strait begins today, Thursday 8th April 2021.  This consultation is open to anyone with an interest in the area for the next month, ending on 8th May 2021. To … Continue reading

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Eastern Menai Strait – Consultation on new Fishery Order after Easter

Shortly after Easter we will be publishing a new “Draft Order” for the eastern Menai Strait.  This Order will replace the existing one that was made in 1962 and which is due to expire at the end of March 2022. … Continue reading

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Watch out there’s a slipper limpet about!

Slipper limpets are small molluscs from North America that spread across the Atlantic to the UK and northern Europe in the 19th century.  They are an “Invasive Non Native Species”. Slipper limpets can cause a great deal of damage.  They … Continue reading

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MSFOMA working to sustain the future of mussel farming

MSFOMA is working on the renewal of the Menai Strait Oyster and Mussel Fishery Order 1962.  This Fishery Order provides the legal foundations for mussel farming in the eastern Menai Strait, which is the most important aquaculture site in Wales, … Continue reading

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