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    • Best Practices to reduce marine litter from net cuttings waste. 

      Metcalfe, Ryan; Bentley, Arabelle (KIMO International for Swedish Agency for Marine and Water Management, Shetland, UK, 2020)
      The primary source of net cuttings in the North Sea is from trawl nets that are being repaired on board fishing vessels at sea and on the quayside in port. Sections of net that have been damaged through regular wear and ...
    • Choosing best practices for managing impacts of trawl fishing on seabed habitats and biota. 

      McConnaughey, Robert A.; Hiddink, Jan G.; Jennings, Simon J.; Pitcher, C. Roland; Kaiser, Michel J.; Suuronen, Petri; Sciberras, Marija; Rijnsdorp, Adriaan D.; Collie, Jeremy S.; Mazor, Tessa; Amoroso, Ricardo O.; Parma, Ana M.; Hilborn, Ray (2020)
      Bottom trawling accounts for almost one quarter of global fish landings but may also have significant and unwanted impacts on seabed habitats and biota. Management measures and voluntary industry actions can reduce these ...
    • EMFF Benthic Impacts Decision Support Tool User Manual Version 4.0. 

      Evans, Lowri E.; Shepperson, Jennifer; Hiddink, Jan G. (Bangor University, Bangor, Wales, 2020)
      Bottom trawl fisheries impact sedimentary habitats to various degrees. It is difficult to determine whether a fishery is causing serious or irreversible harm to a habitat objectively. Marine protected areas are areas that ...
    • Fishing Gear as a Data Collection Platform: Opportunities to Fill Spatial and Temporal Gaps in Operational Sub-Surface Observation Networks. 

      Van Vranken, C.; Vastenhoud, B.M.J.; Manning, J.P.; Plet-Hansen, K.S.; Jakoboski, J.; Gorringe, P.; Martinelli, M. (2020)
      While the observation of the open ocean is well achieved by automated ocean measurement instruments, coastal and shelf seas suffer the lack of sub-surface collection platforms. Commercial fishing gear such as bottom ...