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Monday, 27 May 2013

Cod quota cut scandal - how did it come to this?!

"I see that all the Under 10's fishing in area 7D have had the cod quota cut from 50kg per month to zero. How can anyone survive in this industry anymore is beyond me. The 50kg they had was only worth about £100 to start with. Yet more proof that zero disgards cannot work (especially in a mixed fishery). Steve"

We don't know Steve, but we do know this has got to stop! A quota of 50Kg per boat per month in the same area where French vessels cannot even catch their quota is patently insane!