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Final Report - DEGREE (Development of fishing Gears with Reduced Effects on the Environment)

Project ID: 22576
Funded under: FP6-POLICIES


This is the final activity report of the DEGREE project which aimed to develop and evaluate, both technically and socioeconomically, new gears and fishing techniques of lower impact on benthic habitats, in order to increase fisheries sustainability. The project was funded under the European Community's Sixth Framework Programme.

The document firstly provides an overview of the problem to be addressed and the specific project objectives. It then presents the approaches employed during the undertaken research and analyses the methodologies and outcomes of the various work packages. DEGREE overall conclusions are subsequently listed. The report closes with recommendations for further research and with a summary of the undertaken activities for knowledge dissemination.

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