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Record number 405595
Title Data availibility for the fisheries impact assessment of the FIMPAS project
Author(s) Hal, R. van; Teal, L.R.; Asjes, J.; Jak, R.G.; Scheidat, M.; Craeymeersch, J.A.M.; Bemmelen, R.S.A. van; Quirijns, F.J.; Polanen-Petel, T. van; Deerenberg, C.M.
Source IJmuiden : IMARES (Report / IMARES Wageningen UR C052/10) - 119
Department(s) IMARES Vis
IMARES Ecosystemen
IMARES Delta
IMARES Visserij
Publication type Research report
Publication year 2010
Keyword(s) visserij - zeevisserij - natura 2000 - natuurbescherming - noordzee - fisheries - marine fisheries - nature conservation - north sea
Categories Fisheries / Nature Conservation
Abstract The project Fisheries Measures in Protected Areas (FIMPAS) aims to introduce fisheries measures in the marine Natura 2000 sites within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Dutch part of the North Sea by the end of 2011. The FIMPAS project covers three such areas, the Dogger Bank and the Cleaver Bank (both to be designated for protection under the Habitats Directive) and the Frisian Front (to be designated for protection under the Birds Directive). These sites are beyond the Dutch 12 nm zone and several EU Member States fish within these areas. Therefore fisheries measures must be implemented through the Common Fisheries Policy. These marine protected areas, as well as the potential fisheries measures, are a consequence of the implementation of the European Birds and Habitats Directives and will be proposed to the European Commission by the Dutch government. The Dutch Ministry for Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV), together with Dutch environmental NGOs and the Dutch fishing industry, are cooperating within the FIMPAS project to develop the necessary fisheries measures to achieve the conservation objectives for the Dutch Natura 2000 sites of the North Sea. LNV has asked the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) to organize the necessary scientific processes and give advice on the desired fisheries measures involving the relevant stakeholders in this process.
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