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EU Blue Economy Observatory
News announcement15 September 2023

Publication on improving environmental sustainability of deep sea fisheries

The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) has published a report to assess and improve scientific data and advice, as well as relevant management measures, regarding the environmental sustainability of Deep Sea Fishing (DSF) and the conservation of Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems (VMEs).

The objective of this contract is that the identified best practices shall inform and strengthen European Union (EU) policy choices, particularly in the context of its participation in Regional Fisheries Management Organizations (RFMOs).

Final report

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Publication date
15 September 2023