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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2016 11:47 a.m. PST

"Squid and fish that thrive in warmer waters, such as sardines and anchovies, are flourishing around the North Sea, according to fisheries data.

Squid are now being caught at 60% of survey stations in the North Sea, compared with 20% in the 1980s.

But the likes of cod are heading north, away from British waters.

Dr John Pinnegar, of the Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (Cefas), which has been monitoring North Sea fish populations for more than 100 years, said models for 2025 and beyond suggested that seawater temperatures off the UK may continue to rise.

Fishing boats are now catching species that have not been caught in the area before…"
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Personal logo 20thmaine Supporting Member of TMP12 Dec 2016 12:53 p.m. PST

As long as squid & chips is just a few quid it'll be ok.

freerangeegg12 Dec 2016 2:32 p.m. PST

They seem pretty popular with Brits already, cut into slices and fried in batter

Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP12 Dec 2016 4:37 p.m. PST

We object!

Well, yeah, but you're right … who would want to eat a tar?

Cerdic Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2016 12:35 a.m. PST

Freerangeegg – must be some funny chip shops round your way!

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP13 Dec 2016 10:49 a.m. PST



alien BLOODY HELL surfer Inactive Member13 Dec 2016 11:19 a.m. PST

'As long as squid & chips is just a few Squid it'll be ok.'

Old Wolfman16 Dec 2016 7:40 a.m. PST

Food that tries to deliberately hang on to your plate…. ;^)

Last Hussar22 Dec 2016 11:12 a.m. PST

As in "This is the sick squid I owe you"???

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