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....