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May 8, 2021

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Join Clarkes Beach paddle out this weekend to stop massive oil and gas field project

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Jamie Steel, Mullumbimby

While I agree in principle that over fishing is a result of ‘leaving us with hungry sharks’ (letter March 6) – to a point – my belief, and I may be wrong, is that the overfishing out on the continental shelf has resulted in more sharks inshore chasing a feed.

To my knowledge, beach netting hasn’t occurred since the introduction of local sanctuary zones.

The fact these zones have been introduced has brought our local marine habitats back to a degree of sustainability, which equals lots of food for sharks! Hence, more sharks than normal.

I would welcome a scientific response to my argument; it may shed a little more light on the subject.

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  1. 2013…Observed Trawlers @ 11pm about Julian Rocks …Marine Park also Spot X …I phoned “Marine Maritime” in Ballina Office …got an Answering Phone message ..Sorry We are Unavailble till 0800hrs .. The Trawlers with lights on continued for Months .
    ..signed Vos of 41 Julian Rocks Drive ….!

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