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…