Native oyster (Ostrea edulis)
Integrate oyster habitat protection in estuarine management plans and partnership projects.
|Ensure sustainability of wild oyster population harvest, particularly in the Solent.|
|Prevent pollution of sites from terrigenous and marine sources.|
Work with local SFC / Shellfi sh Association of Great Britain to ensure that natural populations are protected.
|Promote the reporting of the species to the MarLIN ‘Sealife Signpost' (www.marlin.ac.uk) and via Shoresearch and Seasearch projects|