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Europe Daily Bulletin No. 12517

1 July 2020
Contents Publication in full By article 33 / 38
NEWS BRIEFS / Fisheries
Virginijus Sinkevičius alerts fisheries ministers to dolphin by-catch
30/06/2020 (Agence Europe)

30/06/2020 (Agence Europe)At their meeting on Monday 29 June, the EU Fisheries Ministers for the most part supported the initiative of European Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius, who alerted them to the issue of by-catches of dolphins and other cetaceans. More than 11,300 dolphins were killed last winter in the Bay of Biscay. And by-catch is also one of the main pressures on the Baltic harbour porpoise, an endangered species whose population is reduced to around 500 animals....

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