University of Barcelona

Removing lost fishing nets to protect the seabed

To remove lost fishing nets and gear used in both artisan and leisure fishing from the seabed in order to avoid negative environmental impact on marine ecosystems is the main objective of the campaign that was set up on 12 ...

dateJun 15, 2015 in Ecology
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How to avoid seabird bycatch in the Mediterranean

Night setting; bird scaring lines; weighted branchlines that sink rapidly; covering fish offal and bait on board so it doesn't attract seabirds to the boats; deck lights kept at the minimum level, and discards not thrown ...

dateMar 11, 2015 in Ecology
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On the trail of Mongolian steppe lakes

To catalogue more than 12,000 lakes and lagoons in Mongolia's steppe, to identify new Entomostraca species and to develop strategies to diagnose the state of lakes in the Iberian Peninsula and Europe are the main scientific ...

dateMay 05, 2014 in Ecology
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