Deutsche und internationale Dorschfischerei in der Ostsee im Jahr 1998

Ernst, Peter and Müller, Wolfgang (1999) Deutsche und internationale Dorschfischerei in der Ostsee im Jahr 1998. Informationen für die Fischwirtschaft aus der Fischereiforschung, 46(3), pp. 32-35.

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In 1998 the longtime series of the standardized bottom trawl surveys conducted in the western Baltic (ICES Sub-division (SD) 22 and 24 since 1978) during spring and autumn and also in the eastern Baltic (ICES Sub-division since 1993) during spring were continued. The results of the surveys as well as those of a sampling programme carried out on board of commercial cutters (mainly financed by an EU study project) and on the market, the investigation of the survival rate of the discards, and the landing statistics are the basis of the analysis of the German and international cod fishery in 1998. The German cod fishery was concentrated on the ICES SD 22 and 24 (total landings 9722 t). The total landings from the fishing grounds east off Bornholm, the traditional German fishing ground, amounted only to about 1270 t. The German cod quota was utilized at 64 %. The fishery in the ICES SD 22 and 24 was characterized by a discard rate of undersized cod of 13 %. That corresponds to about 7.3 million specimens of 0-group, one- and two-years-old youngfish, respectively. The total international cod landings of the Baltic amounted to 101 500 t. In comparison with 1997 (total landings 129 600 t) the landing decreased by 23 %. The percentage utilization of the cod TAC (1998: 140 000 t) amounted to 74 % in 1998.

Item Type: Article
Title: Deutsche und internationale Dorschfischerei in der Ostsee im Jahr 1998
Personal Creator/Author:
Ernst, Peter
Müller, Wolfgang
Refereed: No
Journal or Publication Title: Informationen für die Fischwirtschaft aus der Fischereiforschung
Volume: 46
Number: 3
Page Range: pp. 32-35
Date: 1999
ISSN: 1437-5842
Contact Email Address:
Issuing Agency: Bundesforschungsanstalt für Fischerei
Additional Information: Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute, Federal Research Institute for Rural Areas, Forestry and Fisheries began publishing the Informationen aus der Fischereiforschung = Information on Fishery research in 2010.
Uncontrolled Keywords: catch effort; trawl fishery; discards; bycatch; Baltic Sea
Subjects: Fisheries
Item ID: 3295
Depositing User: Horst Bahl
Date Deposited: 07 May 2010 16:39
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2012 16:22
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