Russia ban another crisis for Scottish mackerel

It never rains, only pours for Scotland’s pelagic industry. The ink is barely dry on the trilateral agreement for catch-share allocations in the Northeast Atlantic (NEA) that effectively brought an end to the four-year “mackerel war,” but already the Scots have been dealt another major blow — the loss of their No.1 market.

With landings worth around GBP 90 million (USD 149.8 million, EUR 112.2 million) annually, mackerel (Scomber scombrus) is the most valuable species for the Scottish f…

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