The available database comprises research projects in Fisheries, Aquaculture and Seafood Processing active in the time period 2003-2013.
COFASP is an ERA-NET created to directly address actions envisaged within fisheries, aquaculture and seafood. It was created under the KBBE theme in FP7, and is part of the Europe 2020 strategy, which recognises bioeconomy as an important part of the strategy.

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Last Update: 2018/03/29

120, 160 and 200mm square mesh panels in the extension of whitefish and Nephrops trawls
Barry O'Neill
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A number of catch comparison trials are taking place to assess the effectiveness of fitting square mesh panels in the extensions of Scottish whitefish and Nephrops trawls. SMP mesh sizes of 120, 160 and 200mm are been examined. Particular attention will be paid to the selectivity of cod.
Fishing technology; Trawling; Crustacean; Lobster; Gear selectivity;
Southern North Sea (27.IVc) Central North Sea (27.IVb) Irish Sea (27.VIIa) Northen North Sea (27.IVa)
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