JOURNAL: ‘The DFR Newsletter’ with a leading article by Brian Spencer about the closure of the Conway mussel purification tanks. Recalls occasional heated disputes between warring mussel men and gives some of their nicknames: Will ‘Pictures’, Jack 'Shitshot' and Twm 'Bashum'. Refers to the move to install a modern plant based on the indoor, high density, UV system, to replace the original tanks, which now fail to meet the standards of EC regulations.