Monthly Archives: December 2012

Read All About It: The GAP2 Exchange Blogs

Napier Trawler

GAP2 scientists have been traveling all over the world to find out how fishermen’s expertise are used elsewhere. Find out what they’ve learned by reading their blogs.

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We Fish You a Merry Christmas!

Christmas is one of the few days fishermen rarely spend fishing. But that doesn’t mean that fish aren’t a big part of Christmas! If you’re in the mood for some fishy Christmas cheer, check out our “GAP2 Festive Frolicks with …

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Swedish Fishermen Prove Selective Gear Works

The selective fishing gear on trial.

Over the past two months, Swedish fishermen have been trialing a new type of selective fishing gear on the icy waters of Lake Vättern. The results are now in!

Posted in Case Study 6 - Lake Vattern Whitefish, Homepage News, News, News, Progress, Xmas 2012 Newsletter |

Steve Mackinson’s Blog: Windy Wellington

Steve is living in New Zealand for six months to spend time with the Seafood Industry Council (SeaFIC). Steve wants to better understand how the Council successfully brings scientists and fishermen together, through promoting industry’s involvement in research, data analysis …

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Steve Mackinson in New Zealand – what’s it all about?

From December 2012 until May 2013, I’m going to be living and working in New Zealand as part of the GAP2 Exchange Programme. Specifically, I’m going to be working with Dr David Middleton, the Chief Scientist at Seafood New Zealand …

Posted in Exchange blog, GAP2 General, News, Steve blog |

German Fishermen Conserve Rare Fish

European Sturgeon © Hellio Van Ingen

Germany’s fishermen are working with scientists and conservationists to help protect Sturgeon in the Wadden Sea.

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