Feasibility study: discard survival

S.S. Uhlmann, C. Chen, M.A. Pastoors

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


Under an obligation to land all sizes of (quota) regulated species (‘discard ban’), Article 15, paragraph 2(b) of the new Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) specifies an exemption allowing the discarding of species for which ‘high discard survival’ can be demonstrated so as to minimize wastage due to foregone reproductive output and future yield. But what constitutes ‘high survival’ and how can it be scientifically demonstrated?
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationIJmuiden
Number of pages54
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameReport / IMARES Wageningen UR


  • fisheries
  • cap
  • discards
  • bycatch
  • feasibility studies

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