Scientific background report in preparation of fisheries measures to protect the bottom integrity and the different habitats within the Belgian part of the North Sea.

Ellen Pecceu, Silvia Paoletti, Gert Van Hoey, Bart Vanelslander, Katrien Verlé, Steven Degraer, Vera Van Lancker, Kris Hostens, Hans Polet

Onderzoeksoutput: Boek/rapportRapportpeer review


his report describes and covers most of the input required for the background document that is
needed for taking conservation measures under the Common Fishery Policy and contains:
- An overview of the conservation objectives and environmental targets of relevance
- Scenarios to select key areas for restrictions of bottom disturbing activities
- An up-to-date distribution map of the benthic habitats and their biological value
- A sensitivity evaluation of the benthic habitats
- A review on the sea-bottom impact of the different fishing métiers
- Conservation measures (e.g. fishery, other bottom disturbing activities) to take
- Detailed socio-economic analyses of the fishery activities within the BPNS
Oorspronkelijke taalEngels
PublicatiestatusGepubliceerd - aug-2021

Publicatie series

NaamILVO-mededeling 277
ISSN van elektronische versie1784-3197

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