or Maximum Sustainable Yield: the largest yield or catch that can be taken from a fish stock each year without deteriorating the productivity of the stock.
Watch the video explaining MSY
or Total Allowable Catches are negotiated each year by the EU fisheries ministers and determine quota for the amount of fish that can be landed.
are fish thrown back into the sea, mostly dying or dead, because they are undersize, undesirable for the market or because fishermen don’t have quota for them.
or Ecosystem-Based Fisheries Management is an approach that assesses and limits the impact of fishing on marine species and the environment.
or Rights Based Management is a tool that allocates the privilege to fish to an individual or group.