"This is just rape and pillage, and we're devastated that it's happening in our patch."
The closure will be in place from June 1 until August 31.
The changes will be phased in over three seasons.
"The real way to honour a fish like this is to make sure that it is utilised, enjoyed and savoured."
Hundreds of roles urgently need to be filled.
Documents reveal the industry asked for reassurance MPI was still willing to contribute to a new TV ad campaign.
"When someone takes more than their share they can ruin it for everyone."
There were 18 signs on the beach warning taking shellfish was prohibited.
He failed to deploy seabird protection 20 times.