Fishing for knowledge: an industrial survey for associated species

A. Doeksen, K.J. van der Reijden

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional


collection efforts for these species in 2011, recommending commercial catch surveys as an option to improve data collection. Following from this Ekofish has taken the lead and has initiated a pilot data-collection project, in which commercial catch data will be collected aboard their twinrig vessels during one season for the species dab, lemon sole, turbot, and brill. The aim of this pilot project is to progress towards science-based management and MSC certification of the mentioned species. This project is carried out in collaboration with the NSF and IMARES. Phase one of this project explores the hurdles and the opportunities for fisheries management and stock assessment for the North Sea species brill, turbot, lemon sole and dab.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationUtrecht
PublisherThe North Sea Foundation
Number of pages20
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameReport / The North Sea foundation & IMARES
PublisherThe North Sea Foundation


  • fisheries
  • bycatch
  • certification
  • catch composition
  • assessment


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