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Region:    Europe

MSC Assessment: Skagerrak, Kattegat and Norwegian Deeps Prawn Fishery Regional

Launis Fiskekonserves A/S. - Project Dates:
January 2009 - December 2009

Description of Project:
This fishery in the Skagerrak, Kattegat and Norwegian Deeps (‘Skagerrak/Norwegian Deeps’) is managed under a joint Norway-EU agreement and is undergoing assessment agaisnt the MSC fishereis certification principles and criteria. Management is based on survey and stock assessment modelling and the fishery is managed through a TAC. The gears used are demersal trawls, although different gear is used in the Norwegian EEZ and Fishery Protection Zone.

Services Provided:
A Poseidon director is one of the three team members and will be responsible for Principle 2 (species and ecosystem impacts)