Within the space of a few decades, species such as the roundnose grenadier and orange roughy have become so depleted they are considered threatened with extinction.
What does RNG stand for?
RNG stands for Roundnose Grenadier (FAO species name code)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
TACs for the remaining stocks of black scabbard fish and roundnose grenadier are proposed to be cut or maintained unchanged.
For instance numbers of roundnose grenadier declined by 41% looking at stocks from the surface to 2,500 metres, while a 77% decline was observed in non-target species the smallmouth spiny eel at the same depths.
Other small quotas for British ships have been proposed for alfonsinos, roundnose grenadier and orange roughy.
It claimed catching orange roughy, roundnose grenadier, Portuguese dogfish and the leafscale gulper shark should be halted.
In terms of dinner, I am not particularly worried about the fate of the Patagonian toothfish or the roundnose grenadier, but I do worry whether it is brill or bream that is in short supply.
The EU Council of Ministers has approved proposed new catch quotas for EU fishing fleets catching snow-crab, capelin, Icelandic redfish and roundnose grenadier in seas controlled by Greenland, the Faroe Islands and Iceland.