Friday, December 16, 2016
MEPs ban deep-sea fishing below 800 meters E.P.
This is the dogfish, which lives in the Atlantic Ocean. If it is not protected, it could disappear. along with some 20 other deep-sea species. To avoid this, MEPs have approved a new regulation to limit deep-sea fishing in the North-East Atlantic. In it, they restrict fishing to specific zones. Here, for the blue ling. And here, for the black scabbardfish. These coastal zones represent the footprints of where vessels had been deep-sea fishing between 2009 and 2011. We can assume, taking ..''