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Herring fishery closed off WA’s South Coast, fish limit reduced in response to report

The closure of a herring fishery off Western Australia’s south coast has been labelled “draconian” by the state’s peak commercial fishing body, with claims 100 jobs could be lost. Minister for Fisheries Ken Baston announced the closure of the South Coast G-Net fishery from March 1 next year in response to a report that showed stocks have declined,,, Read the rest here 19:04