New Ways to Improve the Scientific Advice for Fisheries Management

15-09-2008

A closer look at different types of fisheries management measures with the emphasis of possible use at the European Union level. The requirements of an Ecosystem Approach to Fishery Management (EAFM) and the tools needed to evaluate and help managers in developing this new approach. And finally the challenges for all parties to be taken up in this new way to improve the scientific advice and fisheries management in Europe in the future.

A closer look at different types of fisheries management measures with the emphasis of possible use at the European Union level. The requirements of an Ecosystem Approach to Fishery Management (EAFM) and the tools needed to evaluate and help managers in developing this new approach. And finally the challenges for all parties to be taken up in this new way to improve the scientific advice and fisheries management in Europe in the future.

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Willy Vanhee (Researcher at the Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research, Unit Animal Science, ILVO, Belgium)