Sydney Morning Herald: Fears NSW amnesty will endanger some species of fish

Fish species such as the much-loved blue groper will be at risk if the O’Farrell government permanently allows recreational fishing in sensitive marine areas, a former government scientist has warned.
On Monday cabinet is due to consider making permanent an amnesty on recreational line fishing from beaches and headlands in so-called ”sanctuary zones” – marine areas that purportedly provide the highest level of protection for wildlife.
Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/fears-nsw-amnesty-will-endanger-some-species-of-fish-20140221-337me.html#ixzz2uLJbZp00
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