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2006-07-03 11:20:00

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Anchovy fishing will be banned in the Bay of Biscay until the end of the year to preserve stocks, the European Commission said on Monday. Lying off the North Atlantic coastlines of France and Spain, the Bay of Biscay is the key trawling ground for anchovy, an essential ingredient in Spanish cooking. However, years of overfishing have pushed stocks to very low levels. The stock of adult anchovy is "well below safe biological levels," the European Union's executive arm said...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.