M I D A S
Marine Information and Data Acquisition System
Campaign :BENTHIS  (Lookup in IMIS)
Abstract:
Benthic ecosystem fisheries Impact Study BENTHIS will provide the knowledge to further develop the ecosystem approach to fisheries management as required in the Common Fisheries Policy and the Marine Strategy Framework Directive. It will study the diversity of benthic ecosystem in European waters and the role of benthic species in the ecosystem functioning. Fisheries impacts will be studied on benthic organisms and on the geo-chemistry.