Prince Charles Backs Toothfish

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Prince Charles wrote to the then Fisheries Minister, Elliot Morley in 2004 to express concern over little known species of cod.

“I particularly hope that the illegal fishing of the Patagonian Toothfish will be high on your list of priorities…”

The Prince then continued by politely inquiring whether the Royal Navy could be drafted in to help..

By the way, I wonder whether any thought might have been given to the possible role that could be played by the navies of the countries associated with the High Seas Task Force?… I daresay you will tell me there are all sorts of legal problems that prevent any worthwhile action…!

Nothing fishy going on at all…

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