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Latest Fishing industry in Scotland Stories

2008-09-20 12:00:28

By Frank Urquhart SCOTTISH fishermen are being forced to dump almost half their catches of cod at sea because of the apparent abundance of the once- fragile stock. If the trend continues until the end of the year, a staggering total of 12,000 tonnes of marketable cod, with a potential value of GBP 25 million, will have been discarded by the fleet, The Scotsman can reveal. Marine scientists at the government's Fisheries Research Service in Aberdeen have told skippers that a survey,...

Latest Fishing industry in Scotland Reference Libraries

2008-05-05 22:35:37

The Norway Lobster (Nephrops norvegicus), also called the Dublin Bay Prawn, Langoustine or Scampi, is found in the northeastern Atlantic Ocean and North Sea as far north as Iceland and northern Norway, and south to Portugal. It is not common in the Mediterranean except in the north Adriatic Sea. The Norway Lobster is a slim orange-pink lobster up to 9.5 inches long. The tail is muscular, and is frequently eaten, often under the name "scampi". Norway lobsters are solitary predators, feeding...

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