Recreational sea anglers are calling for greater consideration of their needs and better regulation of commercial fishing practices, says new study.
The report by Substance and Centre for Environment, Fisheries & Aquaculture Science (Cefas), funded by Defra, has provided insight into what recreational sea anglers value most when considering fisheries management.
Recreational sea anglers want to see improvements to environmental conditions as a priority. The report also found an overwhelming majority urged for a greater balance between the interests of recreational sea anglers and the commercial fishing industry.
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