'Shocking': Overfishing tips UK cod, herring, and crab stocks into 'critical state'

Michael Holder
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Conservation groups are urging the UK government to set science-based catch limits on UK fish
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Conservation groups are urging the UK government to set science-based catch limits on UK fish

Audit by conservation group finds six out of 10 fish stocks in UK waters are being overfished or are already in a 'critical state'

More than six out of 10 the UK's most popular fish species are being overfished in UK waters with populations of cod, herring, crabs, scallops, and whiting already in a critical state in much of the North...

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