Shetland News shetnews.co.uk 28 Apr, 2021 11:00 am

Shellfish men aggrieved at way the sector is managed locally

Shellfish men aggrieved at way the sector is managed locally
Shetland Shellfish Management Organisation (SSMO) defends its stance and says accusations are false

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Support Shetland NewsThe SSMO has strongly defended its approach to managing the inshore waters by saying new entrance licences were being issued regularly, though application processes are usually oversubscribed.

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