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Scientists Recommend Largest Baltic Cod Fisheries Cut in Years

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Crates with cod unloaded from a longliner in the port of Kolobrzeg, Southern Baltic Proper, Poland. (Photo: Oceana / LX)

Oceana in Europe and our allies are campaigning to allow overfished Baltic Sea cod the chance to recover and rebuild their population. In its recently released advice for 2015 catches in the Baltic Sea, the International Council for the Exploration of the Seas (ICES) called for the largest cuts in total allowable catches for cod in years.

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