Bass stocks plummet in Channel Island waters

One of the Channel Islands’ most popular fish has plummeted in numbers this year. Tamara Timothy reports:  Video Nationally, stocks of sea bass are down 20% and some in the local industry say they are the lowest they have been in living memory. A series of bad

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Save our Saltwater Sportfish

Which are the UK sportfishes and what are we doing to ensure they have a future in these ever more crowded islands. Marting Salter voices his thoughts . . . Save our Saltwater Sportfish

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Bass Tagging Project in Cork Harbour

The ESB Sea Bass Tagging Project is a collaborative research project taking place in Cork Harbour over the next two years. The project’s main objective is to tag 60 sea bass with acoustic transmitters so that researchers can acoustically track their movements through the harbour. Read more

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Fisheries waste ‘costs billions’

By Richard Black, Environment correspondent, BBC News website The world’s fishing fleets are losing billions of dollars each year through depleted stocks and poor management, according to a UN report. The World Bank and the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) calculate the losses at $50bn per year.

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Florida’s Fishing Tourism Nets $5 Billion . . .

Florida’s fishing industry is one of the largest in the country and that includes fishing tourism. A new study shows the tourism has an almost 5-billion dollar economic impact in the state . . . This didn’t “just happen’ organically.  Anglers stood up and stood tall to

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