The destruction of seals is ■ being carried out by neighbouring fishermen owing to their ravages among nsn m the tVash, England, and ckirmg the half-year the Fishery Board paid £4o for the noses of 90 seals., The inspector quotes the opinion of one of the fishermen's representatives that seals are the greatest enemy to all kinds of fish, and he is firmly convinced that they are the chief cause of the dearth of soles and plaice in the Wash. They have multiplied so rapidly in the last 20 years that he hopes there will be no relaxation in the efforts for their destruction.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914
Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8786, 5 February 1914
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