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 simply, a fear that their findings (if Economics […]
Only three MEPs contributed to the bass debate, on the 13th March, two French MEPs and one from the Netherlands. (Other MEPs at this session only took part in the mackerel debate). Read more here: Debate in the European Parliament Quotes: It is French Government and commercial fishers position that a bass TAC (Total Allowable […]
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