FS72 October 2012 Fully Documented Fishery

Electronic monitoring has been employed by fisheries managers around the world over the past 20 or so years. Electrically powered technologies tend to be a cost effective means of monitoring activity and currently all (EU) fishing vessels over 15 metres are required to have a Vessel Monitoring System (VMS). This fact sheet presents the key details on a new and developing electronic fisheries monitoring tool - onboard video cameras as part of a fully documented fishery. Updated October 2012.
  • Karen Green
Publication date
01 October 2012


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