Figure 1: The EU’s external Fisheries agreements
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Impact of Fisheries Partnership Agreements on Employment in the EU and in Third Countries

Original publication: July 2016 Author: Megapesca Lda: Ian Goulding Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2oyZ9sp Available languages: This study, requested by the Committee on Fisheries (PECH) of the European Parliament, describes the situation of employment linked to the Fisheries Partnership Agreements (FPAs), which the EU has entered into with third countries. Read more…

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The Discard Ban and its Impact on the MSY Objective on Fisheries

Original publication: May 2016 Authors: Clara Ulrich, Lars O. Mortensen, Alexander Kempf, Prellezo Raúl, Santurtún Marina, Andonegi Eider, Louzao Maite, Garcia Dorleta, Iriondo Ane, Sarah B. M. KRAAK, Christian VON DORRIEN, Uwe KRUMME, Lena VON NORDHEIM, Rainer OEBERST, Harry V. STREHLOW and Christopher ZIMMERMANN Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2BjxKPw Available Read more…

Figure 1: EU inspections and infringements
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Social and Economic Impact of the Penalty Point System

Original publication: February 2016 Authors: Blomeyer & Sanz: Mike Beke, Roland Blomeyer Short link to this study: http://bit.ly/2HNtZ9r Available languages: Objectives and methodology The European Parliament’s Committee on Fisheries commissioned Blomeyer & Sanz to conduct a research study on the social and economic impact of the penalty point system for serious fisheries infringements. The Read more…

Map 1: Adriatic Sea
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The Clam Fisheries Sector in the EU – The Adriatic Sea Case

Original publication: January 2016 Authors: Giuseppe Scarcella, Alicia Mosteiro Cabanelas Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2G2LUZx Available languages: Background Fishing for clams (Chamelea gallina) by means of hydraulic dredges is of paramount importance in the Adriatic. The fishery is divided into Districts (Compartimenti Marittimi) and for each District a fixed number of dredgers are Read more…

FIGURE 1.6.1: Average annual international plaice landings (2010-2013) in the Baltic Sea per statistical ICES rectangle
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Options of Handling Choke Species in the View of the EU Landing Obligation – The Baltic Plaice Example

Original publication: December 2015 Authors: Thünen Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries: Christopher ZIMMERMANN, Sarah B. M. KRAAK, Uwe KRUMME, Juan SANTOS, Sven STÖTERA, Lena VON NORDHEIM Short link to this post: http://bit.ly/2D5XVdv Available languages: Background In May 2013, the reformed EU Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) was adopted (European Union 2013). One of the Read more…

Figure 18: Northern stock: Age structure of sardine in Subarea VIIIa,b (Bay of Biscay)
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Sardine Fisheries: Resource Assessment and Social and Economic Situation

Original publication: November 2015 Authors: Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera (IPMA, I.P.): Alexandra Silva, Ana Moreno Instituto Español de Oceanografía (IEO): Isabel Riveiro, Begoña Santos Centre for Environmental and Marine Studies (CESAM), Universidade de Aveiro: Cristina Pita University of Santiago de Compostela (USC), Campus Do*Mar – International Campus Read more…

Map 1: Geographical Sub-Areas (black) and FAO Statistical Divisions (red) in the Mediterranean
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Fishing Management Based on Technical Measures – The Need of a New Framework for the Mediterranean Sea

Original publication: October 2015 Authors: Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Universidad de Alicante – Unidad Mixta IEO/UA: – Jose Mª Bellido Millán, Jose Luis Sánchez Lizaso Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Centro Oceanográfico de Baleares: – Ana Carbonell Quetglas Instituto Español de Oceanografía, Centro Oceanográfico de Málaga: – Teresa Garcia Jimenez, Jorge Read more…

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…