Atlantic Ocean, north-east (FAO 27)
Danish seine, Bottom otter trawl, Hooks and lines, Gillnets
The Icelandic rose fish fishery has been MSC-certifiedMSC Certified:
Fisheries that comply with the Marine Stewardship Council assessment criteria and are certified. Fish products with the blue MSC label are caught by sustainable fisheries. in 2014. The management in the Icelandic fishery zone is better done than the other catching areas. The fishery uses several methods: [bottom otter trawl], [Danish seine], gillnetsGillnets:
A fishing technique whereby passing fish get caught in the meshes with their gills. The net stands vertically on the bottom or hangs on buoys in the water column. The by-catch of species such as porpoises and dolphins is a problem related to gillnets., longlinesLonglines (drifting):
A fishing method whereby a long main line (40-100 km long) with transverse lines with hooks with bait is expanded. The line floats on buoys in the water column. and [handlines].