MPs from the CDS-People’s Party have demanded that urgent measures are implemented to protect the dwindling seahorse population in the Ria Formosa.

In a press release issued today, no doubt in advance of a bandwagon of outraged political parties taking advantage of the emotive situation facing the seahorse population, the CDS-PP MPs want legislative and regulatory measures “directly aimed at the urgent and necessary protection of the species of sea horses existing in Portugal – Hippocampus hippocampus and Hippocampus guttulatus.”

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