Streamline fishing practices to save stocks

Streamline fishing practices to save stocks


The European Commission last week underlined “the need a political will to develop a maximum sustainable approach” in fishing practices. Defining “maximum sustainable yield (MSY)” as the “highest yield that may be taken from a fish stock without lowering its productive potential for future years,” the commissioner for Fisheries and Maritime Affairs Joe Borg said in a statement, “Applying the MSY approach under the Common Fisheries Policy will be a central element of the Union’s strategy to resto...


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