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Wednesday 1 June 2016 | Published in Letters to the Editor

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Bycatch issues make FADs ‘senseless’
The use of fish aggregation devices (FADs) has been strongly criticised by Greenpeace. 16053181

HAVING recently come across Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Ben Ponia’s letter to your paper of March 14 this year, I was surprised to read him describe banning fish aggregation devices (FADs) as “senseless” as he must know it is their wasteful bycatch issues that make using them senseless.

HAVING recently come across Ministry of Marine Resources secretary Ben Ponia’s letter to your paper of March 14 this year, I was surprised to read him describe banning fish aggregation devices (FADs) as “senseless” as he must know it is their wasteful bycatch issues that make using them senseless.


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