Fisherman in Monmouthshire have fished using lave nets in the Severn Estuary since the 17th-century.
Commercial fishing in Wales employs approximately 600 people full-time and is valued at 39,000,000 pounds sterling. 92% of Welsh fishing vessels are designated small-scale.[α]
Source: "Fishing industry in Wales", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2023, January 28th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fishing_industry_in_Wales.
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