Divers uncover illegal dredge fishing in Scottish protected area

Environmental groups says more work is needed to monitor fishing vessels after illegal dredging was uncovered in a protected area

Sea floor after alleged dredging

Environmental groups are concerned illegally caught scallops are being dredged off the Firth of Lorn

Divers have discovered evidence of dredging on a recent dive near Insh island in the Firth of Lorn, according to the Marine Conservation Society.

Two divers, who initially witnessed the damage then returned with camera equipment to film the damage with environmental group Open Seas.

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