Flamborough Head No Take Zone

© Paula Lightfoot

Flamborough Head NTZ is one of only a handful of fully-protected sites in the country and the only one in the North Sea

The NTZ was established in 2010 as a way to monitor changes in species and habitats on the south side of Flamborough Head, without any human interference.  Working with local fishers, this small area of intertidal and sub-tidal rocky shore, sandy seabed and boulders, is part of a suite of sites which provide protection to Flamborough’s unique geology and wildlife.

The North Eastern Inshore Fisheries and Conservation Authority (NEIFCA) uphold the site’s protection and work with partners to monitor any changes in the extent and distribution of key species, such as edible crabs, lobsters and mussels.

More information about this area coming soon!

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