Danish lobster fishery to be watched on video

Fresh Common Lobster
Published Oct 7, 2020

Tridge summary

The Kingdom of Denmark is introducing an electronic monitoring system for bottom fishing in the Kattegat Strait. Special equipment will be installed on ships that catch lobster. According to an agreement between the Ministry of Fisheries and the Danish Fisheries Association, the project is expected to be implemented by 2023. At the first stage, special equipment will be installed on 11 vessels fishing for Norwegian lobster in the Kattegat, writes the Undercurrent News portal.

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According to him, the electronic monitoring system will gradually cover another fleet. The aim of the project is to document the fishing process for the Norwegian lobster. In particular, cod by-catch and compliance with landing requirements should be monitored. It was decided to conduct such an experiment due to the unsatisfactory state of cod stocks in Kattegat in recent years. It is supposed to monitor through cameras all fishing activity on the vessel, fishing gear and ...
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