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2008-2011, CEFAS, Assessment of the distribution and intensity of fishing activities in the vicinity of aggregate extraction sites

2008-2011, CEFAS, Assessment of the distribution and intensity of fishing activities in the vicinity of aggregate extraction sites

Topic categories:

Benthic Ecology

Sedimentology

Last series update:

May 2021

MEDIN approved

Industry:

Marine Aggregate

Collection date:

Jun 2008 - Mar 2011

Development:

Marine Aggregates Levy Sustainability Fund (MALSF)

Publication date:

May 2021

Organisation:

CEFAS

Phase:

Pre-construction

Description

"This project reviewed the fishing activities taking place within REC areas, their distribution and intensity.  Vessel Monitoring System data for fishing vessels over 15m was used to described the activities of the scallop dredging, beam trawling, otter trawling and herring fishing fleet.  The project also studied changes in fishing patterns f...