selective fishing

selective fishing

any process by which individual fish of a particular size are caught, e.g. the use of nets of large mesh to allow small fish through.
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Nor have they used the opportunity of the phased introduction to make the changes to quota allocations or promoted the use of selective fishing practices that might alleviate some of the risk to fishers' livelihoods.
According to this, accredited third-party certification bodies certify that the oil originates only from fisheries that are compliant with Friend of the Sea sustainable fishing requirements, including good fishery management, selective fishing gears and social responsibility, and that a full chain of custody is in place throughout the supply and the production chain.
Specifically for fishes, selective fishing and selective harvest (Britton et al., 2011) should be prioritized as examples of management techniques to be implemented in order to provide an effective control of introduced species.
(152) The discard ban is meant to operate together with limits on fishing effort to incentivize more selective fishing practices.
He added that by rejecting Amendment 62 in a vote of 342 to 326 with 19 abstentions, "the EP gave in to industry demands and voted against an immediate ban on bottom trawling and a switch to more selective fishing gear.
Fisheries Secretary, Richard Lochhead, said: "Misleading statements on the state of our fisheries -- and cod stocks in particular -- have been unhelpful and a distraction from the laudable efforts of Scottish fishermen to support fish recovery." He added, "Our catch quota trials using CCTV monitoring have been able to eliminate cod discards for the fishermen involved, while under the Scottish Conservation Credits Scheme, vessels use more selective fishing gear to avoid catching undersized and unwanted fish in the first place." The mistake in the newspaper occurred due to a misunderstanding of data relating to the age of cod.
The research was released in a paper in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences titled 'Ecosystem-based fisheries management requires a change to the selective fishing philosophy', and written by a team of authors led by Shijie Zhou of the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship.Dr Zhou says ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) is broadly practiced as a means of reducing the impact of fishing on marine ecosystems while ensuring sustainable fisheries.He says fishing methods under EBFM vary greatly in how selectively they catch fish.
Eoe1/4EoThe experiment will be set at six selective fishing locations and is currently going on until July.Eoe1/4A[yen]
Dr Fulton used computer modelling to analyse ecosystem recovery in 31 fisheries worldwide, and 10 in detail--including Australia's southern and eastern scalefish and shark fisheries--to determine the effect of management measures such as catch quotas, fishing closures, ocean zoning, selective fishing gear and community co-management.
The signs of recovery globally - mainly achieved through 'catch' quotas, no-take zones, and selective fishing gear - should not be misconstrued for completely improved fish stocks, he warned.
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