Read more about the article Conflicted Norwegian policy on selective shrimp gear
There are big Norwegian policy on the use of selectivity devices in shrimp fisheries for home and international waters. Image: NOAA

Conflicted Norwegian policy on selective shrimp gear

Issues close to home, a fudged report and a policy designed to deter outsiders are the highlights of a complex situation in which the Norwegian authorities appear to be pursuing…

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Read more about the article New Nataarnaq built in Spain
Construction has begun at the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao of Ice Trawl Greenland’s new Nataarnaq. Image: Royal Greenland

New Nataarnaq built in Spain

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Greenland fishing company Ice Trawl Greenland A/S has placed an order for a new shrimp trawler with the Asterillos de Murueta shipyard in Bilbao. According to the chairman of Ice…

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Read more about the article Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch
The experimental grid has an opening to allow langoustine to pass through into the codend instead of being filtered out with other by-catches. Image: Liz B. Kolstad Kvalvik, Havforskningsinstituttet 

Shrimp grid developed to keep langoustine by-catch

Norwegian coastal fishermen have since the beginning of this year been required to use a sorting grid when trawling for shrimp, with the disadvantage that they lose a valuable by-catch…

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