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Concerns rise over electric pulse fishing

A meeting in Nieuwpoort, Belgium on September 1st, organized by Belgian inshore fisherman Jan De Jonghe and attended by a variety of commercial fishermen from the UK, Belgium and Holland as well as staff from the Low Impact Fishers of Europe Platform [LIFE] and researchers from the Marine Institute, highlighted the increasing concerns over the negative impacts of the massive and uncontrolled rise in electric pulse beamers in the southern North Sea.

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Author: Jeremy S. Percy
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Organization: Low Impact Fishers of Europe
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Year: 2017
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Country/ies: Belgium, Netherlands, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Geographical coverage: European Union (European Union)
Type: Article
Content language: English
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