DSCC and SCIAENA issue a reaction statement in response to news that the Portuguese Government will ban bottom trawling on seamounts on the high seas in the North Atlantic.

Date: June 9, 2014

Reactio Statement by SCIAENA and Deep Sea Conservation Coalition (DSCC) in response to ‘in the lead up to World Oceans Day, Portugal has enacted a ban on bottom trawling and bottom gillnet fishing over 2 million square kilometres of the North Atlantic Ocean.’

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