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13-04-2015 - How to improve selectivity in the context of the discard ban

PECH 16-04-2015 - 16:44

This hearing will discuss issues such as improvements in selectivity based on both technical development and other measures, with a focus on fishing gear.

Location : Brussels - Altiero Spinelli (ASP) 5E2

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      Mr Olivier Le Nezet, Chair for Blue Fish association
      Mr Christopher Zimmermann, Director, Institute of Baltic Sea Fisheries
      Mr Luis Arregi Errazkin, Senior researcher, Institute AZTI
      Mr Pim Visser, Chief executive, VisNed
      Ms Clara Ulrich, Head, DiscardLess, Danish Institute of Aquatic Resources
      Mr Juan Carlos Maneiro Cadillo, General Secretary, MAR, Galicia
      Mr Michael Heath, Professor, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow