The Scottish Sea Angling Conservation Network

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Archive for February 28th, 2008


28
Feb

Angel Shark Protected

THE Angel Shark has been awarded protection in English waters under the Wildlife & Countryside Act.
In December 2006 the Angel Shark was declared extinct in the North Sea and is listed as “critically endangered.” From April this year it will become illegal to target, kill, or injure an Angel shark within six nautical miles of [...]


28
Feb

Back attacking the dogs

Mike Park, the executive chairman of the Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association, said today that it would be difficult to argue against the case for more protection for dogfish.
BUT
he believes the 5% bycatch limit is at the extreme end of the scale and thinks there is the case for looking at the possibility of adjusting [...]

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