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Abandoned, Lost or Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG) - What is the problem and what are the solutions? A case study in Newlyn, Cornwall, UK - ME5233

Description
Research on fishers attitudes and behaviour towards abandoned, lost or discarded fishing gear in the UK
Objective
1. To use fishermen’s interviews to build a better understanding of the reasons behind the occurrence of Abandoned, Lost or Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG) and the actions currently used to reduce ALDFG.
2. To ask fishermen to suggest solutions for reducing ALDFG and to assess the acceptability and effectiveness of interventions according to fishermen.
Project Documents
• FRP - Final Report : ME5233 Wills 2020 Abandoned, Lost or Discarded Fishing Gear (ALDFG) - What is the problem and what are the solutions?   (826k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2019

To: 2019

Cost: £2,463
Contractor / Funded Organisations
University of Surrey
Keywords
Fisheries              
Marine              
Pollution              
Social Research