FMIG: Advances in UK fishing gear technology

Date: 13 July 2022

Time: 14:00 - 15:30

Location: Online

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This meeting will look at recent developments in selective fishing gear innovation and Government priorities going forward.

Gear adaptations and selective technologies help to reduce catches of unwanted fish. Gear trials over many years have influenced the gear now being used in commercial fishing. Selective gear innovations can help advance sustainability (economic, environmental and social) in all wild capture fisheries. This Fisheries Management and Innovation Group bite-size meeting will look at recent developments, and Government priorities going forward. 

Event Programme

Introductions and general housekeeping
Launch of the UK Gear Forum
  • Stuart McLanaghan
UK Government policy priorities
  • Georgina Karlsson
Case study presentation on recent developments.
Addressing undersized whiting by-catch in the Northern Ireland nephrops fishery
  • Ben Collier
    Northern Ireland Gear Trials
End of event

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