BBC News on Cod in the Sea

December 14, 2015

Significant increases in fishing quotas for Scottish fishermen have been agreed for key stocks next year, according to ministers.

He said: "Let me be clear, on the whole this is a fantastic result for the Scottish fishing industry and I pay tribute to them and all the hard work and pain they have endured over the last decade or so to be in a position today that sees cod TAC increase by 15% to 27,930 tonnes in EU waters.

Cod at Peterhead fish market

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