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Feasibility of removal of dioxin and dioxin-like PCB's by intensive fishery of herring and sprat in the Baltic Sea

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In this report it is discussed and assessed whether it is feasible to reduce dioxin content of herring and sprat in the Baltic Sea by a period of intensified fishery in the region and if intensified fishery causes adverse environmental effects or affects the stocks of other species like cod, salmon and other pelagic species. The background is the present problems complying with the European Commission limit values for dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in Fish from the Baltic Sea. Also flame retardants and other hazardous substances present an increasing quality problem for the fisheries sector.

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Summary

Recently, the idea about removing dioxins from the Baltic Sea by increased fisheries emerged during a Nordic Conference on Environmental Impacts and Fisheries Resources sponsored by the Nordic Council of Ministers. Based on the proposal from the conference the present project was formulated.

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