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TURBOT WAR [1 record]

Record 1 1995-05-01


Subject field(s)
  • Commercial Fishing

Canada has claimed victory in the turbot [Greenland halibut] war after Spanish trawlers withdrew from the disputed area off the East Coast and the European Union agreed to resume talks to settle the confrontation.


  • Pêche commerciale

La guerre du turbot [flétan noir] qui couvait depuis quelques jours, a éclaté pour de bon, hier, avec l'arraisonnement et la saisie par le Canada d'un chalutier espagnol en eaux internationales, au large de Terre-Neuve.


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