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

It's a busy week this week for our Schools Outreach Team - 18th October, 2017

Yesterday saw us head to Wey Valley School in Weymouth, Dorset to talk to 30 students from the After School Science Club and today...

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Life beneath the waves of Lyme Bay - 16th October, 2017

We're always excited to show you what life is like beneath the waves of Lyme Bay where a thriving ecosystem lives hidden from view...

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