Myths and facts about deep-sea fisheries in the North-East Atlantic Ocean

Date: October 1, 2013

Following the exchange of views in the Fisheries Committee on September 18th, in which many inaccuracies were stated about deep-­sea fish and fisheries, we would like to provide you with the best available information regarding the status and biological characteristics of deep-­sea stocks, by-catch and discard rates of deep-­sea fisheries, and EU and international precedents of restricting deep‐sea bottom trawls and gillnets.

Available in English.