Characteristics of Multispecific Fisheries in the European Union

14-03-2014

The main objectives of this study are: - Description of four case studies considered as the most representative multispecies and mixed fisheries in EU waters. - Analysis of recent improvements on selectivity and identification of species with high survival rate. - Discuss the application of the MSY approach in multispecies fisheries and ecosystem approach. Reviewing European stock status in relation to MSY targets. - A roadmap for a feasible landing obligation and MSY approach in EU mixed fisheries. Qualitative assessments are presented for four selected case studies.

The main objectives of this study are: - Description of four case studies considered as the most representative multispecies and mixed fisheries in EU waters. - Analysis of recent improvements on selectivity and identification of species with high survival rate. - Discuss the application of the MSY approach in multispecies fisheries and ecosystem approach. Reviewing European stock status in relation to MSY targets. - A roadmap for a feasible landing obligation and MSY approach in EU mixed fisheries. Qualitative assessments are presented for four selected case studies.

Autorzy zewnętrzni

Santurtún Marina, Prellezo Raul, Arregi Luis, Iriondo Ane, Aranda Martin, Korta Maria, Onaindia Iñigo, Garcia Dorleta, Merino Gorka, Ruiz Jon and Andonegi Eider (AZTI-Tecnalia, Spain)