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Increase in bass minimum conservation reference size

Last week European Union member states voted to increase the minimum conservation reference size for bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) to 42cm.

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Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2015/1316 applies a minimum conservation reference size of 42cm for bass as a derogation from annex XII of the “technical conservation” regulation (Council Regulation (EC) 850/98) as of 1 September 2015.

Published 6 July 2015
Last updated 4 August 2015 + show all updates
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