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I want to reduce unwanted catch Vote for pulse fishing

16 January, Strasbourg

In recent years, the Dutch fisheries sector has invested a great deal in pulse fishing. An innovative technique with many advantages. We explain these benefits in four news items. Today you can read about the reduction of unwanted catch.

'Pulse Fishing:

A significant reduction of undersized fish and benthis fauna'

Voting advise:

VOTE IN FAVOUR OF THE COMPROMISE REACHED IN THE PECH COMMITTEE

Scientific evidence:

ICES. 2017. Final Report of the Working Group on Electrical Trawling.

Report 17-19 January 2017. IJmuiden, the Netherlands.

Compared to the catch of marketable sized sole, the bycatch of undersized fish in the pulse trawl is lower than in the conventional beam trawl. All experiments carried out show that the bycatch of benthic invertebrates is substantially reduced.’

ICES CM 2017/ SSGIEOM:11. 36 pp.

I want a significant reduction of unwanted catch.

THEREFORE I VOTE FOR PULSE FISHING!

MEET THE EXPERTS!

January 15th 18h N3.2 European Parliament Strasbourg

“Information on Pulse Fisheries in relation to the 16 Janaury Vote”

No application necessary.

Contact:

VisNed: Pim Visser 0031 653146220

Nederlandse Vissersbond: Durk van Tuinen 0031 642408572

Credits:

Flying Focus

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