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The discard ban, also known as the landing obligation will encourage sustainable fishing by ending the wasteful practice of throwing dead fish overboard.
The question is how do we decide which to keep, which to discard and why?
By analyzing the data and the reason for the discard, the blood transfusion services can develop plans to improve performance through education and training of staff and introduce new measures in order to minimize the number of discarded blood to a reasonable rate.
Environmental campaign group WWF's fisheries governance manager Helen McLachlan said: "The discards ban was introduced to end the wasteful practice of discarding healthy fish.
Abstract--Fishing activities on charter boats that targeted reef fishes were documented by observers in 2012 and 2013 to examine the effect of fishing season (open versus closed) for red snapper (Lutjanus campechanus) on fishing effort, catch, and discard variables.
In order to accommodate the concerns of the European Parliament, which is in favour of a full discard ban, the Irish Presidency put forward a proposal providing for a 5% discard rate with a four-year phase-in period (7% for the first two years and 6% for the subsequent two years).
However, in the first two years of the new policy, fishermen would have the right to discard up to 9.
European Union fisheries ministers reached an agreement on the key steps to achieve a genuine discard ban as part of a reformed Common Fisheries Policy (CFP).
On her part, Maria Damanaki, EU Commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs told the joint press conference "I hope we will have a very new fisheries policy for sustainability, for a discard ban with clear deadlines in order to be sure that at the end of the day our fish stock will be there for the next generations to come.
IN January 2011 Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall started his fish fight against the disgusting waste of good fish, the practice of the discard by EU fishermen.
2%, compared to average discard rates for North Sea cod trawlers of around 38% and 28% for Western Channel sole beam trawlers in 2010.
We have already agreed that we need a discard ban," Commissioner Damanaki said in a statement.