The Age: Super trawler seeks overturn of fishing ban

THE backers of a super trawler are offering to reduce its take in a bid to convince the federal government to overturn a ban on it fishing in Australian waters.
Seafish Tasmania is attempting to counter alarm at its potential impact on fish stocks by offering new fishing rules to enable the 142-metre Dutch-owned Abel Tasman to operate.
Read more: http://www.theage.com.au/environment/conservation/super-trawler-seeks-overturn-of-fishing-ban-20121018-27tgr.html#ixzz29hjZ7Tg1
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