Entries by Antonello Sala

Challenges to incentivizing avoidance of unwanted catch

The cartoon graphically and effectively illustrates and promotes the recently completed Themed Set in the ICES Journal of Marine Science on Challenges to incentivizing avoidance of unwanted catch. The cartoon, alongside a pretty good summary of the findings, also appears at the ICES website. The 18 open-access articles in the Set (plus an Introduction) cover […]

PhD Scholarship DTU-Aqua

PhD Scholarship in Fisheries Technology – DTU Aqua Hirtshals, Denmark Job info at: https://efzu.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/1583/?utm_medium=jobshare

Save the Date – 2024 Annual WGFTFB meeting in Canada!

We are excited to share information for our 2024 Annual meeting (WGFTFB24). Paul Winger and the group at the Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada will be our hosts (https://youtu.be/GL6zFpDKKa4). The dates will be 3-7 June 2024. Mark your calendar and reserve some flume tank time with Paul, if that is on your radar. […]

Bottom longline impact

Bottom longline impact I am searching for any material describing or evaluating the bottom impact of bottom longlining or any other environmental impact generated from bottom longlining. I have seen that longlines tend to generate more ALDFG than other gears. Does anyone have results showing the same or different? How about references about directly impacting […]

First Call for abstracts to ICES/FAO WGFTFB23

The International ICES/FAO WG on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (WGFTFB) taking place 13-17 February 2023 (Kochi, India) will be the first physical meeting since 2019, and as such will be an important event for relaunching the groups primary function of exchanging important research findings, innovations and building of dynamic new networks and collaborations. Call […]

Underwater footages in bottom trawling

Underwater footages in bottom trawling I am involved in a project focused on understanding, through underwater footage in bottom trawling, the efficacy of selection grids and gaining basic information on the behaviour of fish/shrimps towards them. Hauls will be performed at depths ranging from 100 to 200 m. In my institute, we have always worked […]

Potential producer for MiniSeine system

Potential producer for MiniSeine system Several of you know about the work on the MiniSeine as potential alternative gear for some gillnet fisheries in areas with high seal depredation rates on gillnets like the Baltic Sea. Some work on the gear is ongoing in Sweden (SLU), some work has been done in Denmark (DTU), and […]

SAVE THE DATE: ICES-FAO WGFTFB23 (Cochin, India, 13-17 Feb 2023)

During the recent FAO Committee on Fisheries meeting (COFI35), interest in co-hosting WGFTFB23 was communicated by the government of India and today we are now able to confirm this. The agreed WGFTFB23 dates and location are as follows: dates 13-17 February 2023 location, Cochin, India The meeting is being planned as being primarily a physical […]