Assessment of Diamond Cod-end Mesh Size on Catch Composition in a Celtic Sea Nephrops Trawl Fishery

Published by: Bord Iascaigh Mhara
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The new Common Fisheries Policy is likely to incentivise uptake of technical solutions to deal with the impending requirement to land catches which were formerly discarded. Recent studies carried out by BIM have demonstrated the potential benefits of quad-rig configurations and large meshed square mesh panels in significantly reducing discards of cod, haddock and whiting in Nephrops trawl fisheries.

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Date released 2015-02-17
Date updated 2016-07-15
Dataset conforms to these standards The INSPIRE Directive or INSPIRE lays down a general framework for a Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI) for the purposes of European Community environmental policies and policies or activities which may have an impact on the environment.
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Update frequency Never
Language English
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Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:4326)
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Provenance information Data collected during 5 day trawl period between 19th-24th July 2015 and report published February 2016.
Period of time covered (begin) 2014-07-19
Period of time covered (end) 2014-07-24

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