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Europeans angling for mackerel re-certification

This article was originally published in Foodnews

Over 700 mackerel fishing vessels have started MSC reassessment, the Marine Stewardship Council reports. The fishing boats range from small coastal handline vessels through to large ocean-going pelagic trawlers. Between them, in 2013 they caught 450,000 tonnes of mackerel, around 83% of the ICES recommended quota.



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