Marine Protection

by Misa Hay -

SHETLAND'S scallop fishing industry has praised the work of the local North Atlantic Fisheries College Marine Centre after new boundaries were set for the inshore fishery.

Recently the scallop industry nationwide has come under intense scrutiny through celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall's campaign for sustainable fishing through his Hugh's Fish Fight series on Channel4.

This week the chef told Shetland News that the islands set an example other areas should follow in their approach to marine conservation. 

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