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EU now bans fin removal on boats

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#1 Drew


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Posted 07 June 2013 - 03:44 AM

The EU has finally removed the final derogation permits that allows EU permit holder boats to fin sharks on board (but still land the fish entirely).  With this ban, the entire shark must be landed whole.  Predictably, Portugal and Spain are not happy.




Here is the Portuguese and Spanish statement on the issue:




This is better late than never!

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