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Sardine supply back on tap as ‘bonus’ quota is announced

In a move to ensure the Socialist Party hauls in fishing sectors votes in the October 1st round of local elections, a bumper 4,760 tonne sardine quota has been announced.

The Minister of the Sea, Ana Paula Vitorino, has dismissed as “unthinkable” the 2018 ‘sardine fishing ban’ proposal from the EU’s scientific advisors and has announced the ‘bonus catch allowance’ to cover the industry to the year-end


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