By Tom Catchpole, Cefas This week we unveiled the new and improved online gear selectivity tool, which is an exciting moment for the Gearing Up team. Since launching in 2017, we’ve been working hard to gather feedback from stakeholders across Europe, asking them about the tool’s functions, data and ease of use. We’ve had positive […]
Like all fishermen, we have made many changes to how our gear fishes over the years. As we work towards the Landing Obligation we are having to fine tune our fishing gear so that we are able to take the fish we have the quota for and filter out the fish for which there is […]
Tom Catchpole, a fisheries scientist from Cefas, explains the reason for creating GearingUp and what his hopes are for its future.