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Biological diversity

Definition(s)

There are a variety of methods used to catch fish. The majority of methods have an adverse effect on the marine environment, in terms of bycatch, damage to the seabed, and negative effects on the marine food web. Fishing methods are classified as either active or passive. (Source: Eurocbc)

Hierarchy

Related terms:
fishing gear

In other languages

French
méthode de pêche
Russian
метод рыболовства
Spanish
método de pesca
Chinese, Simplified
捕鱼方法
Arabic
طريقة الصيد

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Multilateral environment agreements tagged with fishing method

You can see below a list of multilateral environment agreements. Use the links on the right to view the content tagged with fishing method. This includes official treaty texts, decisions, recommendations, and other related informational documents such as publications, annuals, meetings, documents or reports.

Multimedia

Video - Port State Measures to combat Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing