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cockle

1. a dermatitis of sheep consisting of inflammatory nodules, especially on the neck and shoulders. The cause is thought to be parasitic.
2. see agrostemma.
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In total, 250 tonnes of cockles were landed in 2015 with a value of about PS2 per kilogram, compared to 1,500 tonnes the previous year, valued at PS1 per kilo.
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Gower MP Byron Davies, who has launched a "save the cockle industry" campaign, points out only 35 people are still involved in the gathering trade when once hundreds were doing it - but even those still left cannot make a living.
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He said: "There've been problems in the past with illegal cockle collection at Hartlepool Marina in the Middleton Basin at the rear of the marina, also at Bran Sands on the Tees Estuary and at Seal Sands.
Obtaining this certificate acknowledges the work the Agency has done in introducing a licensing system that maintains cockle pickers' livelihoods and ensures cockles are gathered without damaging the environment.
Several hundred thousand pounds have been spent on trying to licence the cockle fishing but to no avail.
The estuary is home to one of the largest landings of the common cockle in Wales and provides a livelihood to around 50 fishermen, who operate under licenses issued by Environment Agency Wales.
The results showed that the most severe cockle occurs during the first cycle, after which the change in cockle is relatively slight.
The cockle beds will be temporarily closed in a bid to prevent any further depletion of stocks.
On February 5, 21 Chinese cockle pickers died in Morecambe Bay after being trapped by fast-rising tides.