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

Ocean swimmer Lewis Pugh reaches Lyme Bay - 7th August, 2018

Yesterday Lewis Pugh; ocean advocate, swimmer, UN Patron of the Oceans reached Lyme Bay - the halfway point of #TheLongSwim. While there he and Dr Luke Holmes from...

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Cooking up a storm in Lyme Bay - 7th August, 2018

Lyme Bay local Paul Shearing who is chef at London's Roast Restaurant was cooking up a storm in sunny Lyme Bay yesterday, cooking local, sustainably caught Lyme Bay Reserve fish and shellfish for the Sky News team...

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