Figure 3: Map of the North East Atlantic (FAO Area 27) showing the ICES statistical areas
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Technical Measures in the Atlantic and the North Sea – Working with Stakeholders Towards Meaningful Revision

Original publication: October 2015 Authors: IMARES Wageningen UR: Marloes Kraan, Ruben Verkempynck, Nathalie A. Steins Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2v6lYHa Available languages: This document was prepared for the workshop of the PECH Secretariat held on 13 October 2015 in Brussels – “New Technical Measures Framework for The New Common Read more…

Map 1: The Baltic Sea and adjacent waters with limits of ICES Sub-Divisions (SD) indicated
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Technical Measures in the Baltic Sea – An Alternative to Over-Regulation and the Brace-and-Belt Approach

Original publication: October 2015 Authors: Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries, Germany: Daniel Stepputtis, Christopher Zimmermann, Uwe Krumme, Christian von Dorrien Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2Los54P Available languages: This document was prepared for the workshop of the PECH Secretariat held on 13 October 2015 in Brussels – “New Technical Read more…

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

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