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Dear Editor, So British trawlermen have to throw back 60 percent of their cod back in the sea, to comply with EU quotas on how much fish we keep and how much we throw away.
Conserve fish by all means, but to throw back dead fish defies all understanding and common sense.
It's also true that Saturn was an attempt by dedicated individuals within GM to produce a vehicle with advanced technologies that would throw back the curtain on this cabal's nefarious deeds.
Conover suggests one tactic to counteract such trends: Require that fleets throw back the largest fish as well as the smallest ones, thereby preserving fast-growing fish in any population.