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ANDREW - not his real name - has been a fisherman for 35 years and a white fish skipper for more than two decades.
Britain has discarded nearly £1 billion in cod from one population in the last 50 years, a report has revealed.
Fisheries minister Richard Lochhead yesterday warned that Scotland's fishing industry was at a "critical crossroads", after a meeting with the European fisheries commissioner.
Shoppers are being overcharged for cheaper fish being passed off as cod, according to new research.
WE ALL agree that the Common Fisheries Policy needs reforming and we all agree that we want a sustainable fishery.
The key reforms needed to improve the fishing industry
SCOTTISH fishermen's leaders yesterday warned that 1,000 jobs could be axed as a result of the radical reform of the controversial Common Fisheries Policy.
THE European Union's publication tomorrow of the proposed reform of the controversial Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) must be seized as a "golden opportunity" to secure a long-term future for Scotland's fishing fleets and fragile coastal communities.
FIVE out of the world's eight tuna species are at risk of extinction, conservationists warned today, as they called for urgent action to tackle over-fishing.
RICHARD Lochhead, the Scottish fisheries minister, yesterday condemned the failure of the European Union to impose immediate sanctions on Iceland and the Faroes in a bid to break the deadlock on mackerel quotas.
FISHERIES minister Richard Lochhead will today make a fresh call for the European Union to impose sanctions on Iceland and the Faroe Islands in a bid to break the long-standing deadlock on mackerel quotas.
Forthcoming fishing reform must remove decision-making from the "dead hand of Brussels", according to the Scottish Government.
The Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) has won a Supreme Court ruling that it is entitled to charge a levy on sea fish imports.
THE European Parliament was fed an expertly-filleted, lightly-sautéed portion of common sense recently, as TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall brought his BAFTA-winning 'Fish Fight' campaign to Brussels.
Electric shocks for clams split fishermen and marine experts
SCOTLAND'S prawn fishermen have joined forces with net manufacturers and designers in a bid to devise new trawling gear which will allow unwanted fish species to escape from their langoustine nets.
A HARBOUR security guard has told how he was beaten back by a wall of dense smoke as he tried to board a trawler on which the bodies of three fishermen were later found.
A FEARED alien species which has caused serious damage to marine life across the globe is to be investigated by the Scottish Government.