The Lyme Bay Fisheries and Conservation Reserve is a Marine Reserve in Lyme Bay in which multiple uses such as fishing are allowed as long as none are damaging to the seabed or to nature conservation.

Our mission is to forge links between fishermen, conservationists, regulators and scientists in order to maintain a healthy, productive and sustainable Marine Reserve within the bay. Our vision is to achieve a well-managed Marine Reserve within the bay that will benefit fishermen and conservationists alike.

The Reserve has three wins; to implement best practice in protecting the biodiversity of Lyme Bay, to implement best practice in managing fish and shellfish stocks and in creating long-term benefits for coastal communities around the bay.

Latest News and Events

Not a bad office window! - 13th June, 2017

Photo taken from the Wet Fish Shop in Beer, Devon a local seller of freshly caught, sustainable fish and shellfish. Supplies are dependent on weather conditions as the local fishing boats are unable...

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Happy World Oceans Day! - 8th June, 2017

For the Lyme Bay Reserve this World Oceans Day is all about celebrating our Schools Outreach Programme that has seen over 50 schools and 3,346 students participate this year. The programme involves...

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