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Shan



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 15 6:59 am    Post subject:  Reply with quote    

Nick wrote:
Shan wrote:
Agreed. It would be profitable for both the individual and the environment!


Hasn't worked for sturgeon, or whales, cod, tiger, rhino or any other species I can think of.


What about Safari Parks? They would not exist if they could not show the punters various wild animals.

crofter



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 15 11:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

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Predatory seals are constraining the recovery of cod stocks in Scottish West coast waters, research led at the University of Strathclyde suggests.

Losses of cod, through fishing and natural causes, have remained high for many years and have caused long-term decline in the stock – in some years, fishing removed around 50% of the total weight of the stock. The study found that, although fishing has now halved, predation by seals has rapidly increased to compensate, eating up more than 40% of the total stock.


If people started eating seal meat it could be a solution?

crofter



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 15 11:44 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

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Planners have given the go-ahead to a giant fish farm at Chelston scheduled to produce over £20m of caviar a year.

Russian entrepreneur Igor Stopnikov is behind a plan to build a 100,000 sq foot facility that will produce caviar in Wellington worth up to £22m a year at retail prices, making it by far the town’s biggest business.


When they run out of sturgeon in the rivers of Russia they can always import from Somerset.

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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 15 11:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote    

crofter wrote:
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Planners have given the go-ahead to a giant fish farm at Chelston scheduled to produce over £20m of caviar a year.

Russian entrepreneur Igor Stopnikov is behind a plan to build a 100,000 sq foot facility that will produce caviar in Wellington worth up to £22m a year at retail prices, making it by far the town’s biggest business.


When they run out of sturgeon in the rivers of Russia they can always import from Somerset.


Makes you wonder how much it would be worth if they sold it in jars rather than boots.

I've always wanted to keep a few sturgeon (the fish that is), rather fun as far as fish go.

dpack



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PostPosted: Fri Oct 02, 15 11:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote    

"milking"a fish the size of a large moo is a task i dont want on my list of chores

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