World Wide Phenomenon – Fishermen in the South West braced for damaging cut in EU quotas

EU Quota cuts, UKJim Portus, chief executive of South Western Fish Producer Organisation, said “things were looking pretty bad” and blamed Government cuts to the number of research voyages which he claimed had not correctly assessed fish stocks. European fisheries policy sets quotas to achieve what it calls Maximum Sustainable Yield – essentially the point at which fishing would not affect whether a species could thrive.  Read more here 06:35

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