STECF Summer Plenary – Bass

The output from the STECF (Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries) Summer Plenary, which (amongst other issues) were asked to consider possible measures for bass are now available at: https://stecf.jrc.ec.europa.eu/plen1402 The Final Report comments upon a range of measures, including bag limits, and catch and release for recreational

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EU STECF meeting . . . BASS comment!

STECF stands for: Scientific, Technical and ECONOMIC Committee for Fisheries. We find it both inexplicable, yet so predictable, that the Terms of Reference for the Plenary, avoids looking at the economics of the various sea bass fisheries. One can’t help but ponder whether the apparent exclusion of ECONOMICS, is quite

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