Beam trawlermen take feet off gas in response to oil price hikes

D.J. Beare, M.A.M. Machiels

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Abstract

Average towing speed by Dutch beam trawlermen has fallen substantially between 2002 and 2009. Changes in towing speed are related to changes in oil price. The price of their valuable main target species (sole, Solea vulgaris) did not influence towing speed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1064-1068
JournalICES Journal of Marine Science
Volume69
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • north-sea plaice
  • fishing effort
  • fisheries
  • diets

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