3 Aug 2021

Bottom trawlers hauling up unknown species

From Morning Report, 8:54 am on 3 August 2021

A new report reveals bottom trawlers have hauled up 128 previously unknown species of coral in the past three years.

The Deep Sea Conservation Coalition says the figures add to a growing mountain of evidence that the fishing practice needs to stop. It is presenting its report to Parliament's Environment Select Committee on Thursday.

Here's reporter Kim Moodie.