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SOS Defends Spurdog Decision

Mar 18,2008 SACN


Yesterday, Mike Park the executive chairman of the Scottish White Fish Producers’ Association said that the measure was without a doubt sparking more discarding and skippers were questioning the rationale behind it, given the European Commission’s strategy of cutting discarding.

But today, Save our Sharks(SOS) an angling organisation, dedicated to conserving and protecting UK sharks said they are “ genuinely sorry” if the 5% bycatch limit is causing hardship with fishermen but the bycatch rule is a serious attempt to rebuild populations.

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