Fisheries economics and trade

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Region:    Europe

Impact assessment of management measures for North Sea benthic species Netherlands, Belgium, UK, France, Denmark, Germany

DG MARE Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (European Commission) - Project Dates:
August 2009 - June 2010

Description of Project:
The work assesses the socio economic impact of recent and proposed fisheries management restrictions on fishing fleets dependent dependent on North Sea plaice and sole. The management measures comprise a combination of effort restrictions, quotas and allied technical control regulations. The impact assessment integrates bio-economic and economic modelling and provides projected outputs in terms of impact on fleet profitability, value added and employment.