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The Pembrokeshire Sustainable Shellfish Initiative in Wales, UK, recently concluded a pilot project that demonstrated that practical modifications can be easily incorporated into lobster pots as effective means of minimising ghost fishing.

The project aimed to raise awareness and understanding amongst the fishing industry and coastal managers of the environmental and economic issues associated with ghost fishing of static gear, and of voluntary measures to improve fishing sustainability.

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19 February 2018

The Seafood Co-Lab is an annual competition where the seafood industry invests in practical and innovative solutions to sustainability challenges. Winners are chosen by the seafood community and receive a $10,000 financial reward as well as logistical and technical support to implement their idea.

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