Welsh Government Consultation Whelk Fishery

Welsh Government Consultation Whelk Fishery

Proposed Sustainable Management Measures For The Welsh Whelk Fishery


Welsh Government are seeking your views on a range of sustainable management measures for the whelk fishery. They are consulting on sustainable management measures which will be incorporated into a management plan for the Welsh whelk fishery. The proposals include:

  • permits
  • limits on landings
  • increased minimum landing sizes
  • a closed season
  • catch returns.


Click the links to download the relevant documentation:
Consultation Document,
Evidence Review




  1. Using the online form
  2. By Email: Download the response form and send to MarineandFishereis@wales.gsi.gov.uk
  3. By Post: Download the response form and send to:

Whelk consultation, Marine & Fisheries Division, Welsh Government, Llys y Draig, Penllergaer Business Park, Penllergaer, Swansea SA4 9NX