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2008-06-17 00:00:00

By Phil Lockley Scallop dredgers and trawlermen may be slung out of Lyme Bay in a matter of days if rumours are true that Fisheries Minister Jonathan Shaw will "give way to the greens". To protect the habitat of rare and regionally endangered species like pink sea fan corals, for some time now conservationists have sought to ban scallop dredging and trawling within a 60 square mile area of Lyme Bay. On Friday Defra's fisheries secretary, Rodney Anderson, refused to deny strong and...

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