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09/08/17 15:57

IMG 4671: Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham was in Oban today (9 Aug) to announce a new research programme to monitor the common skate. Skate populations have declined by over 90% over the past 100 years due to overfishing.  Pictured here with local fisherman Ronnie Campbell, and Dr James Thorburn of St Andrews University.

Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham was in Oban today (9 Aug) to announce a new research programme to monitor the common skate. Skate populations have declined by over 90% over the past 100 years due to overfishing. Pictured here with local fisherman Ronnie Campbell, and Dr James Thorburn of St Andrews University.

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