§ 41. Mr. Douglas-Mann
asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what information is available about the stocks of fish on the Icelandic continental shelf; and about the rate at which such stock is increasing or diminishing.
§ Mr. Anthony Stodart
Reports by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea show that in general demersal stocks are stable—leaving aside natural fluctuations—but herring stocks have seriously declined.