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FEATURE ARTICLE - One year on: the landing obligation in Europe

The article looks at the effect the introduction of the landing obligation has had on EU fisheries for the last year. It tries to answer these questions: is the landing obligation on its way to reaching its goal? Has unwanted catch been reduced (and probably fishing mortality too)? It also makes some considerations over the effect that the introduction of the landing obligation had on ICES work as the main provider of advice on fishing opportunities in Europe.

Lisa Borges, FishFix

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Newsletter February 2016