Sea bass stocks in west country waters have plummeted to their lowest level for 20 years.
It's being blamed on a lack of regulation and an increased appetite for the fish.
Scientists are urging the EU to restrict wild catches by around a third to allow stocks to recover. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs says sea bass numbers are "unacceptably low" but there are no current plans to restrict fishing.
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A mix of some showery outbreaks of rain and brighter spells in the west feeling cooler than Wednesday.
Showery outbreaks of rain will become more widespread through today, with heavy and locally thundery downpours possible.