The MINOUW project: creating a positive change in the sea

Applying science, innovation and partnership to reduce discards in European fisheries.

The MINOUW Project brings together scientists, fisherman, NGOs and policy makers from across Europe, working together as equal partners to research, test and implement solutions to reduce unwanted catches.

“This dredge brought several benefits. It’s much better! When we started to use these dredge, expenses with fuel decreased, the clams we caught are of better quality, and we spend less time towing and less time sorting the catches.”

The MINOUW Project brings together scientists, fisherman, NGOs and policy makers from across Europe, working together as equal partners to research, test and implement solutions to reduce unwanted catches.

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