Figure 5: Cost comparison – single observer vs. single REM vessel / analyst

The Landing Obligation and its Implications on the Control of Fisheries

Original publication: September 2015 Authors: Ocean Governance Consulting: Christopher Hedley; Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science: Tom Catchpole, Ana Ribeiro Santos Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2KNYtZA Available languages: Background The ‘new CFP basic Regulation’ (European Parliament and Council Reg. No.1380/2013) establishes a phased introduction of a landing obligation Read more…

Map 1: The Northeast Atlantic (Major Fishing Area 27) with the ICES fishing areas for statistical purposes

Fisheries Management and the Arctic in the Context of Climate Change

Original publication: June 2015 Authors: Blomeyer & Sanz S.L.: Roland BLOMEYER, Kim STOBBERUP Centre of Marine Sciences, University of Algarve: Karim ERZINI The Fisheries Centre at the University of British Columbia: Vicky LAM, Daniel PAULY Innovative Fisheries Management, IFM – Aalborg University: Jesper RAAKJAER Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2HHRjbI Read more…

Map 3: The Canary Islands archipelago

Pelagic Fisheries and the Canning Industry in Outermost Regions

Original publication: June 2015 Authors: Megapesca Lda: Ian Goulding, Kim Stobberup Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2l2SQMj Available languages: Fisheries play an important role in the economies of some of the EU’s Outermost Regions (ORs). The Atlantic and Indian Ocean fisheries for tuna and other large pelagic fish are exploited by five of Read more…

“Almadrabas” catches evolution in Italy, Morocco, Portugal and Spain

The Future of the Almadraba Sector – Traditional Tuna Fishing Methods in the EU

Original publication: April 2015 Authors: PROBITEC, Spain: Luis Ambrosio, Pablo Xandri Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2HnaRCK Available languages: The traditional fishing method called almadraba is one of the oldest recorded fishing systems, and is currently the object of study by anthropologists, sociologists and economist as a clear example of human activity developed to Read more…

Figure 3 Rank the extent to which your country considers the following type of criteria in the process of allocating fishing opportunities

Criteria for Allocating Access to Fishing in the EU

Original publication: March 2015 Authors: Blomeyer & Sanz S.L.: Roland BLOMEYER, Fernando NIETO, Antonio SANZ, Kim STOBBERUP Centre of Marine Sciences, University of Algarve: Karim ERZINI Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2HJfbvj Available languages: The new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) requires Member States to use transparent and objective criteria including environmental, social and Read more…

Figure 6: Details of different hanging ratios in a small-scale driftnet (SSD) and a set gillnet (GNS)

Alternative Solutions for Driftnet Fisheries

Original publication: February 2015 Author: Antonello SALA National Research Council, Institute of Marine Sciences (CNR-ISMAR, Italy) Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2IsC82g Available languages: Introduction Driftnets have been used since antiquity, and small-scale driftnets (SSDs) have been used throughout the EU for many years without raising particular concern to fish Read more…

The Long-Term Economic and Ecologic Impact of Larger Sustainable Aquaculture

The Long-Term Economic and Ecologic Impact of Larger Sustainable Aquaculture

Original publication: October 2014 Authors: Alistair Lane, European Aquaculture Society (EAS) Courtney Hough, Federation of European Aquaculture Producers (FEAP) John Bostock, University of Stirling Institute of Aquaculture (UoS). Assistance with data analysis: Koji Yamamoto, University of Stirling Institute of Aquaculture (UoS) Assistance through peer review: Francis Murray, University of Stirling Institute of Aquaculture Read more…

The Conflict between Static Gear and Mobile Gear in Inshore Fisheries

Original publication: July 2014 Author: Michel J. KAISER Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2uRkx0a Available languages: Background Inshore fisheries comprise the majority of vessels in terms of numbers across Europe. As a result they have an important socio-economic function particularly in rural economies. The range of fishing gears used by Read more…

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing: Sanctions in the EU

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing: Sanctions in the EU

Original publication: July 2014 Authors: Blomeyer & Sanz – Mike Beke, Roland Blomeyer Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2tUF0jX Available languages: This briefing note presents an overview of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU) and sanctions in the European Union (EU). The note provides the reader with information on the different approaches for addressing Read more…