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The dredge fishery for scallops in the United Kingdom (UK): Effects on marine ecosystems and proposals for future management., Howarth L. and Stewart B.

The scallop fishery is a valuable fishery in the UK, but there are concerns from the effects of scallop dredging on seabed habitats and bycatch species. The impacts are usually severe, but this varies depending on habitat and species. Better monitoring and stock assessments are required.

Howarth And Stewart 2014 Ecosystem Effects And Management Of UK Scallop Fisheries