Discarding of cod in the Danish Fully Documented Fisheries trials

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Discarding of cod in the Danish Fully Documented Fisheries trials. / Ulrich, Clara; Olesen, Hans Jakob; Bergsson, Heidrikur ; Egekvist, Josefine; Håkansson, Kirsten Birch; Dalskov, Jørgen; Kindt-Larsen, Lotte; Storr-Paulsen, Marie.

In: ICES Journal of Marine Science, Vol. 72, No. 6, 2015, p. 1848-1860.

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title = "Discarding of cod in the Danish Fully Documented Fisheries trials",
abstract = "Denmarkwas the first nation in Europe to promote the use of Fully Documented Fisheries (FDF) through Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and CCTV camera systems, with pilot schemes in place since 2008. In theory, such a scheme could supplement and even potentially replace expensive control and monitoring programmes; and when associated with a catch quota management (CQM) system, incentivize positive changes in fishing patterns in a results-based management approach. Newdata flows are, however, required to ensure the practical implementation of such a scheme. This paper reviews the quality of the FDF data collected during 2008–2014 and their potential in strengthening information on cod discards. The analyses demonstrate the improved reporting of discards in logbooks and overall discard reductions, but they also show that some uncertainties around the absolute estimates of discard quantities have remained. Regular validation of weight estimation methods and close collaboration between scientific monitoring and control are important to support the use of reported discards as a reliable source of information. We discuss the potential of electronic monitoring in the context of the EU landing obligation",
author = "Clara Ulrich and Olesen, {Hans Jakob} and Heidrikur Bergsson and Josefine Egekvist and H{\aa}kansson, {Kirsten Birch} and J{\o}rgen Dalskov and Lotte Kindt-Larsen and Marie Storr-Paulsen",
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AU - Ulrich, Clara

AU - Olesen, Hans Jakob

AU - Bergsson, Heidrikur

AU - Egekvist, Josefine

AU - Håkansson, Kirsten Birch

AU - Dalskov, Jørgen

AU - Kindt-Larsen, Lotte

AU - Storr-Paulsen, Marie

PY - 2015

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N2 - Denmarkwas the first nation in Europe to promote the use of Fully Documented Fisheries (FDF) through Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and CCTV camera systems, with pilot schemes in place since 2008. In theory, such a scheme could supplement and even potentially replace expensive control and monitoring programmes; and when associated with a catch quota management (CQM) system, incentivize positive changes in fishing patterns in a results-based management approach. Newdata flows are, however, required to ensure the practical implementation of such a scheme. This paper reviews the quality of the FDF data collected during 2008–2014 and their potential in strengthening information on cod discards. The analyses demonstrate the improved reporting of discards in logbooks and overall discard reductions, but they also show that some uncertainties around the absolute estimates of discard quantities have remained. Regular validation of weight estimation methods and close collaboration between scientific monitoring and control are important to support the use of reported discards as a reliable source of information. We discuss the potential of electronic monitoring in the context of the EU landing obligation

AB - Denmarkwas the first nation in Europe to promote the use of Fully Documented Fisheries (FDF) through Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) and CCTV camera systems, with pilot schemes in place since 2008. In theory, such a scheme could supplement and even potentially replace expensive control and monitoring programmes; and when associated with a catch quota management (CQM) system, incentivize positive changes in fishing patterns in a results-based management approach. Newdata flows are, however, required to ensure the practical implementation of such a scheme. This paper reviews the quality of the FDF data collected during 2008–2014 and their potential in strengthening information on cod discards. The analyses demonstrate the improved reporting of discards in logbooks and overall discard reductions, but they also show that some uncertainties around the absolute estimates of discard quantities have remained. Regular validation of weight estimation methods and close collaboration between scientific monitoring and control are important to support the use of reported discards as a reliable source of information. We discuss the potential of electronic monitoring in the context of the EU landing obligation

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DO - 10.1093/icesjms/fsv028

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EP - 1860

JO - I C E S Journal of Marine Science

JF - I C E S Journal of Marine Science

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