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Mapping fisheries in the German exclusive economic zone with special reference to offshore Natura 2000 sites

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  • Pedersen, Søren Anker
  • Fock, Heino O.
  • Sell, Anne F.

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Large intensity and diversity of human activities result in an increase in complexity in the utilization of space. This paper describes the fisheries and a method to map fishing efforts and catches of different fleets by combining vessel monitoring system (VMS) data and logbook data. The method makes it possible to explore the spatial and temporal variability of fishing and the potential impacts of proposed management measures on the fisheries. The method is proposed to be used in the development of management plans for marine protected areas such as Natura 2000 sites, designated to protect vulnerable habitats and species.

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  • Pedersen, Søren Anker & Fock, Heino O. & Sell, Anne F., 2009. "Mapping fisheries in the German exclusive economic zone with special reference to offshore Natura 2000 sites," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(4), pages 571-590, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:marpol:v:33:y:2009:i:4:p:571-590
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    1. Campbell, Maria S. & Stehfest, Kilian M. & Votier, Stephen C. & Hall-Spencer, Jason M., 2014. "Mapping fisheries for marine spatial planning: Gear-specific vessel monitoring system (VMS), marine conservation and offshore renewable energy," Marine Policy, Elsevier, vol. 45(C), pages 293-300.

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