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2000-2002, Defra, A procedure to assess the effects of dredging on commercial fisheries

2000-2002, Defra, A procedure to assess the effects of dredging on commercial fisheries

Topic categories:

Epifauna and Fish

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Mar 2000 - Mar 2002

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

Defra

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

 Author: Cefas Report number: R453 Active steps must be taken when reviewing licence applications to dredge in harbours or to extract marine aggregates, in order to avoid treating them as single activities undertaken in isolation. This project addressed the evaluation of dredging applications in respect of their impact on commercial fisheries and f...