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ref date:17 Aug 2000 (ECON)
Algal bloom toxins killing fishing industry

The waters off the West Coast of Scotland are amongst the cleanest in the world, divers and fish abound - so however these days do algal blooms brought about by warming oceans.

The Scallop fishing industry, like the salmon industry has fallen foul of sea bourne nuisance and the toxin levels in these humble shellfish have led to a total ban on their collection and sale to humans.

Lets see the new 'pollution tax' fix this problem London....