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EU eyes fish quota shake-up to replenish stocks

April 22, 2011

The European Commission wants to replenish EU fish stocks within four years by introducing national quota trading in moves already upsetting key fishing states in France and Spain.

According to a draft bill obtained by AFP, European Union fishing commissioner Maria Damanaki's overarching aim is to have stocks delivering a "maximum sustainable yield" by "no later than 2015."

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