Cameras don’t generate cod
Cameras do not generate cod in the Kattegat, according to the Danish Fishermen’s Association. Image: DFPO

Cameras don’t generate cod

The Danish Fishermen’s Association Has been deeply critical of the government's proposal to introduce camera surveillance for the bottom trawl fishery in the Kattegat. As part of this year's quota…

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Electronic Monitoring Can Provide Better Data
Jim Ford runs 50-foot trawler Lisa Ann III from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Image: NOAA

Electronic Monitoring Can Provide Better Data

Massachusetts commercial groundfish fisherman Jim Ford believes electronic monitoring could provide better and more complete data, according to NOAA Greater Atlantic Region port agent Bill Duffy. Jim Ford has been…

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Camera tracking option for US West Coast groundfish fleet
NOAA Fisheries estimates that switching to electronic monitoring would save fishermen anywhere from about $100 to more than $300 per day

Camera tracking option for US West Coast groundfish fleet

The option of installing cameras on some US west coast groundfish vessels will become available from the beginning of 2021, replacing on-board observers. Two types West Coast groundfish vessels are…

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