BENTHIS Newsletter February 2015

Published on
February 23, 2015

The second edition of the e-newsletter about the BENTHIS project of February 2015 can be downloaded here.


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Topics in this edition:

  • High-resolution mapping of European fishing pressure
  • Hot spots and hot times: new insights in the impact of bottom trawling
  • Trawling impact is habitat dependent
  • Quantifying recovery rates and resilience of seabed habitats impacted by bottom fishing
  • Winners and losers under fishery pressure: a biological traits approach
  • Impact of fishing gear: how big are the footprints of trawls and dredges?
  • Sediment remobilisation governed by hydrodynamic drag and not by weight of the gear
  • Otter trawling: good or bad for flatfish and Norwegian lobster in the Kattegat?
  • Traps in the Aegean Sea: alternatives for trawling?
  • SPI on board
  • Testing novel otterboards for the Mediterranean
  • Effects of chronic bottom fishing on ecosystem functioning in the Irish Sea
  • Mitigation of effect of towed fishing gears in the Black Sea

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