Archive for tag: North Sea
Posted by Tom Pickerell, Technical Director on 27 June 2014
This week saw the release of the European Commission's views and intentions for setting fishing opportunities - the levels of Total Allowable Catches (TACs), quotas and fishing effort - in 2015. The actual quotas aren't decided until later in the year but this is an important milest...more
Posted by Mike Montgomerie, Gear Technologist on 01 November 2012
Recently Gus Caslake and I spent a week with skipper Jimmy Buchan onboard his trawler MFV Amity in the North Sea testing several different designs of selective grids for nephrops trawls. The project is managed and part funded by Seafish with the remainder of the funding coming from Marin...more
Posted by Bill Lart, Sustainability and Data Advisor on 17 March 2017
Since around 2007, spawning stock biomass (SSB) has been above the reference point for maximum sustainable yield (MSY) with fishing mortality being lower than the MSY reference point (the basis for a well-managed sustainable fishery).
During the 2016 stock assessment an error in the a...more