A pioneering collaboration between Scottish fishermen and scientists will allow state-of-the-art technology to be deployed to avoid unwanted catches of cod and whiting.
Few fishing areas in the EU provide a better example of the challenges presented by the complexities of mixed fisheries management than the west of Scotland (ICES Division VIa). These challenges provide an opportunity for the fishing industry to develop innovative measures to prevent closure of grounds while contributing to effective fisheries management and long-term sustainability of fish stocks.
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