Management measures directed at limiting fishing effort may have had an influence on the behaviour of the beam trawl fleet that negatively affected the North Sea plaice and sole stocks. This study analyses trends in fleet behaviour and fishing pressure in relation to management measures proposed by the fishing industry.
|Place of Publication||IJmuiden|
|Number of pages||27|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|
|Name||Report / Wageningen IMARES|
- fishery management
- limiting factors
- beam trawling
- fish catches
- fleet dynamics
Quirijns, F. J., Rijnsdorp, A. D., & Grift, R. E. (2006). Analyses of changes in spatial distribution of the beam trawl fleet and their effects on the plaice and sole stock, 1990 - 2005. (Report / Wageningen IMARES; No. C075/06). IJmuiden: IMARES.