demersal discards

  • Discards ban threat to MSC certification

    Discards ban threat to MSC certification

    6th March 2017

    The landing obligation/discards ban could represent ‘the biggest push for more selective fishing in the European Union in the history of the CFP’, according to a recent study, reports Tim Oliver. But the study also says that probable weak implementation…

  • First demersal discards landed at Fraserburgh

    19th January 2016

    History was made at Fraserburgh two weeks ago when the first whitefish discards under the first phase of the demersal landing obligation, which came into force on January 1, were smoothly put ashore separately, reports David Linkie. Above: Skipper Adam Tait…


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