Responsible Fishing Practices for Sustainable Fisheries

Resources

Report
2016 - FAO
This issue of The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture aims to provide objective, reliable and up-to-date data and information to a wide range of readers – policy-makers, managers, scientists, stakeholders and indeed all those interested in the fisheries and aquaculture sector....
Technical Paper
2016 - FAO, Eric Gilman, Francis Chopin, Petri Suuronen
The ecological and socio-economic problems caused by abandoned, lost and discarded fishing gear (ALDFG) are increasingly of concern. Used primarily by coastal, artisanal, small-scale fisheries worldwide, marine gillnets and trammel nets, which have relatively high ghost fishing potential, account for...
Report
2015 - Eayrs, S. & Suuronen, P.
This document is the final report of the Symposium on Impacts of Fishing on the Environment arranged by the ICES-FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (WGFTFB) and held from 6 to 10 May 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand....
Report
2015 - GESAMP
This report provides an update and further assessment of the sources, fate and effects of microplastics in the marine environment, carried out by Working Group 40 (WG40) of GESAMP (The Joint Group of Experts on Scientific Aspects of Marine Protection)....
Report
2015 - GESAMP
Plastics have become indispensable in many areas of modern life, used for clothing, storage, transportation, packaging, construction and a host of consumer goods. One of plastics greatest properties, its durability, is also one of the main reasons that plastics present...