The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network

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Archive for November 27th, 2007


EU / Norway negotiations

THE conclusion of the 2008 EU/Norway negotiations on quotas has resulted in a small increases for two stocks but cuts in the remainder :

Cod +11%    Saithe  +10%    Herring -41%    Monkfish -2.4%  Whiting -25%
Whiting -25%     Haddock -15%     Plaice -2.5%    Blue Whiting -32.3

The Scottish Fishermans Federation say cod now attracts disproportionate attention in these [...]


MP hits at Government over bass decision

THE UK Government has “flown in the face” of its own fisheries advisers, Cefas (the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science), in refusing to increase the minimum landing size of bass, according to Martin Salter MP.
The decision looked after the short-term interests of the inshore commercial fishing fleet rather than the long-term interests of [...]

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