Can modified dredging gear reduce discards in clam fisheries?

Can modified dredging gear reduce discards in clam fisheries?

Clam fishermen in Portugal have been using modified fishing gear to reduce discards. The MINOUW project is working with them to measure its impact, and assess if the design can used in other Mediterranean fisheries.
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Fisheries Exchange Norway

Fisheries Exchange Norway

More than 25 years ago, Norway introduced a ban on discards to stop the decline of the Arctic cod. As a result, stocks of the species have recovered. The country’s fisheries minister at that time, Lisbeth Berg-Hansen, declared: “I hope the rest of Europe will see this ban can be

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