A bottom-trawling ban could see fish stocks fall

  • Imants George Priede

Press/Media: Articles in 'The Conversation'

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Bottom trawling by fishing fleets has caused widespread concern over the environmental damage done to seabed habitats and marine life. It seems obvious that powerful boats towing large heavy nets that strip off the caps of sea mounts and tear away long-established reefs create environmental devastation from which recovery may take centuries.

Period6 Sep 2013

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