Innovation for Sustainable Fisheries

SMARTFISH H2020 is an international research project which aims to develop, test and promote a suite of high-tech systems for the EU fishing sector. The goal is to optimize resource efficiency, improve automatic data collection for fish stock assessment, provide evidence of compliance with fishery regulations and reduce the ecological impact of the industry.

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Annual Meeting in Bilbao, Spain

The SMARTFISH annual meeting was recently held in Bilbao, Spain, hosted by partner AZTI and it was a great success and a necessary few days of updating one another on progress, risks, opportunities and the [...]

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That’s right! Come learn more about the #smartfishh2020 project coordinated by @SINTEF_Ocean
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EU Maritime & Fish @EU_MARE
Improving automatic data collection for fish stock assessment, providing evidence of compliance with regulations & reducing ecological impact? That's 🐟 @smartfishh2020! @EU_H2020 funded project that develops high-tech systems for the EU fishing sector ➡️

Very relevant for #smartfishh2020 project partners!
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Gearing Up @GearingUp_
'Trawlers that target Nephrops norvegicus and a range of demersal fish species need gear options to reduce bycatch.'

Find out how, in this brand new research paper that discusses #fishing gear selectivity, #LandingObligation & effective mngmnt:

The obj of #smartfishh2020 WP5 is to dev. FishData, a hardware and software infrastructure for acquisition, analysis and presentation of data from onboard catch monitoring systems and other relevant data sources - part of the IUU solution #StopIUUFishing
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OECD Agriculture ➡ Towards Better Food Policies @OECDagriculture
#OECD countries are doing much better in their fight against illegal, unreported and unregulated ( #IUU) fishing than a decade ago, but gaps remain. Our research shows where they can improve. #OceanSummit #StopIUUFishing
➡ Policy brief

10 million tonnes of litter are dumped at sea every year, causing environmental damages & massive economic loss. Clean up is possible, but prevention is key: are you #ReadyToChange? smartfishh2020 photo