The European Landing Obligation: Reducing Discards in Complex, Multi-Species and Multi-Jurisdictional Fisheries

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Sven Sebastian Uhlmann, Clara Ulrich, Steven J. Kennelly
Springer, Dec 19, 2018 - Science - 431 pages

This open access book provides a comprehensive examination of the European Landing Obligation policy from many relevant perspectives. It includes evaluations of its impacts at economical, socio-cultural, ecological and institutional levels. It also discusses the feasibility and benefits of several potential mitigation strategies. The book was timely published, exactly at the time where the Landing Obligation was planned to be fully implemented. This book is of significant interest to all stakeholders involved, but also to the general public of Europe and to other jurisdictions throughout the world that are also searching for ways to deal with by-catch and discard issues.


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Sebastian Uhlmann, Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Animal Sciences Unit, Fisheries and Aquatic Production, Oostende, Belgium

Clara Ulrich, Technical University Denmark (DTU), National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Section for Ecosystem based Marine Management, Charlottenlund, Denmark

Steve Kennelly, IC Independent Consulting, Sydney, Australia