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The EU has been criticised recently for imposing a minimum size for fishing clams in the Mediterranean. Italian press reports that these rules limit the ability to enjoy the traditional dish of spaghetti with clams.

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Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

The European Commission's Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries manages two policy areas:

• integrated maritime policy

• common fisheries policy (CFP).

It is led by Lowri Evans (Director-General) under the political responsibility of Commissioner Karmenu Vella.

With a staff of around 400, it is one of the smallest departments in the Commission.