New guidelines for scallop fishing in protected Cardigan Bay could be drawn up after world’s largest study

New guidelines for sustainable scallop fishing in a protected area of the West Wales coast could be drawn up thanks to the world’s largest ever fishing impact study. Scientists from Bangor University, working together with the Welsh Fishermen’s Association, Welsh Government and Natural Resources Wales have published their findings from the study, funded in part by the European Fishery Fund. Researchers spent 18 months preparing for the major fishing experiment in which 12 different sites were fished at different intensities by commercial boats. Read the rest here 09:20

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