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To ask the Scottish Government when it will respond to the findings in Scottish Marine and Freshwater Science Volume 5 Number 14: Electrofishing for Razor Clams (Ensis siliqua and E. arquatus): Effects on Survival and Recovery of Target and Non-Target Species.

Answered by Richard Lochhead (26/03/2015):

This report was published by Marine Scotland Science and the Scottish Government is now considering the policy implications arising from it, noting that fishing with electricity is currently illegal under the terms of EU legislation. To assist the consideration of policy, officials will meet with a number of interested parties at the end of March 2015.

Current Status: Answered by Richard Lochhead on 26/03/2015
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