Temporary Closure of Shellfish Beds

Page review/updated 21/08/2023

A temporary closure of public mussel beds in both the Teign and Exe Estuary has been implemented. Defined areas in both estuaries have been closed from 1st May 2019.

The defined areas for the Exe were updated in July 2023.

The closure applies to both commercial and recreational fishers and is for mussel and not other shellfish species.

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