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Driftnet ban fails to save Atlantic wild salmon, Irish Times

February 27th, 2017 | by

Ten years after Ireland banned driftnetting for salmon at sea, the controversial measure has proved to be a failure. The Atlantic wild salmon is in a “serious position” and various conservation measures “don’t seem to have worked”, Inland Fisheries Ireland chief executive Dr Ciaran Byrne has said. Speaking at the annual Salmon Watch Ireland conference in Galway, Dr Byrne said marine survival of the species had fallen…
Irish Times, 19/02/17. Read the full article ‘Driftnet ban fails to save Atlantic wild salmon‘.

Driftnet ban fails to save Atlantic wild salmon

Driftnet ban fails to save Atlantic wild salmon


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