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Nephrops and cetacean species selection information and technology

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Acronym: NECESSITY
Period: 2004 till 2007
Status: Completed

Institutes (3)  Top 
  • Netherlands Institute for Fisheries Research (RIVO), more, co-ordinator
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Landbouw en Visserij; Instituut voor landbouw- , visserij en voedingsonderzoek (ILVO), more, partner
  • Centrum voor Landbouwkundig Onderzoek (CLO), more, partner

Abstract:
Main Objectives

  • To develop effective and acceptable gear modifications and alternative fishing tactics in co-operation with the fishing industry to reduce the by-catch and mortality of non-target fish species in European Nephrops fisheries, and determine the biological effects and socio-economic repercussions of using these.

  • To develop effective and acceptable gear modifications, acoustical deterrents and alternative fishing tactics in co-operation with the fishing industry to reduce the by-catch and mortality of cetaceans in European pelagic fisheries.

  • To determine the biological effects and socio-economic repercussions of using these

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