Video: Tracking fish habitat for a dynamic fisheries management Video: Tracking fish habitat for a dynamic fisheries management

Identification of essential fish habitat by the JRC contributes to the establishment of fish stock recovery areas (Article 8 of the Common Fisheries Policy) and paves the way for a dynamic fisheries management and healthier fisheries sector.

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Operational Mitigation of Juvenile by-catch Operational Mitigation of Juvenile by-catch

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Real-time mapping of bottom trawling preferable avoidance

based on habitat estimation of hake nurseries (Druon et al. 2015)

 


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EN: Download presentation to MEDAC (07/06/2016).

IT: Scaricare la presentazione di Mazara del Vallo (14/10/2016).

FR: Téléchargez la présentation de Sète (13/12/2016).


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Other example of operational ecology Other example of operational ecology

Potential habitat of fin whale is daily produced in near-real time and sent to a restricted list of users (below with two weeks delay, 3-day composite, click on the image for a larger view):