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9/18/2018 Member News
'Barely a scallop': fears oil and gas exploration will destroy fisheries

'Barely A Scallop': fears oil and gas exploration will destroy fisheries

By Graham Readfearn

There are calls for a moratorium on seismic surveys by the oil and gas industry from members of the fishing industry after new Australian research shows it has serious impacts on invertebrates such as lobster, scallop, abalone and crab.

The calls come as three different oil and gas companies have told industry bodies they want to carry out seismic explorations in the Otway basin this summer.

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https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/19/barely-a-scallop-fears-oil-and-gas-exploration-will-destroy-fishery