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Fisherman fined 12K for trawling in forbidden scallop zone off Devon coast

A scallop trawler skipper and his company have been fined £12,000 after they were caught fishing in conservation areas off Salcombe and Dartmouth. Martyn Rogers blamed an error in a navigation device after his boat the Amy R dredged for scallops in forbidden zones twice within the space of eight days. He brought up more than four tons of shellfish, …

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