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PZ 198, the 'Aaltje Adriaantje'.<br />
Cleaning out the nets.<br />
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In recent years, the fishermen have been severely restricted in the amount of fish they can catch due to the harsh quotas imposed on them by the Common Fisheries Policy, which is regulated by the European Union.  <br />
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Millions of pounds worth of fish are wasted each year after being thrown back into the sea dead or dying, thus creating anger and tensions within an industry that is already struggling and feels that it is being unfairly penalised.