Protection of fish nursery areas

The Strait of Sicily has been trawled intensively for decades for its valuable deep-water rose shrimp and hake Photo: Oceana

Oceana has submitted a proposal to the General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean Sea to permanently close key nursery areas in the Strait of Sicily to bottom trawling.

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