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NFSA press release

New rules still spell overfishing danger for sea bass New government rules meant to improve and develop stocks of sea bass in English coastal waters will fail to restore them and only slightly lessen the danger, they will instead be destroyed by overfishing, sea anglers said today.

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Bass mls – more comment

40cm mls For Bass – Good News or Bad News? After what seems like an age, Ben Bradshaw, the Fisheries Minister recently announced that, from April 2007 the minimum landing size for bass which will apply to commercial fishermen and anglers, will be 40cm and the minimum

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BASS – bass MLS comment

Bass MLS to be raised to 40cm from April 2007 Following a lengthy delay, Defra announced yesterday, that the minimum landing size for bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is to be increased. From April 6, 2007, commercial fishermen and anglers will not be allowed to land bass any smaller

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Countryside Alliance

Countryside Alliance news release – Minister fudges bass stocks issue The Countryside Alliance accused Fisheries Minister Ben Bradshaw of fudging the issue of bass landing sizes. From 6th April 2007, fishermen will not be allowed to land bass that are smaller than 40cm. The current landing size

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Defra press release re mls

Bass Landing Size Increase To Improve the Stock The minimum landing size for sea bass is to be increased to improve and sustain the fishery. From April 6, 2007, fishermen and anglers will not be allowed to land bass any smaller than 40cm Fisheries Minister Ben Bradshaw

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