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Mediterranean Fishing Fleet Stops In Protest Of EU Quotas

The regulation threatens the activity of 600 Spanish ships and more than 17,000 jobs, between direct and indirect. Fishermen reject Brussels limiting trawling to 120 days a year in 2025. The Spanish Mediterranean fishing sector has stopped this Friday en bloc (trawling, seine and small gears), to protest against the management plan for this sea imposed by the European Union on the fleet that operates in these waters and that, according to the fishermen , leads them to their practical disappearance, as reported in a statement. >click to read< 21:55