Shrip trawl on deck about to go out. Photo: Kristin Heggland

Rationale: Fishing can remove large part of key commercial stock from the ecosystem, thereby influencing directly and indirectly the other ecosystem components. Normalized fishing mortalities shows if a stock is harvested sustainable (according to given international reference levels). Landings show how much biomass is removed and IUU fishing, Ghost fishing and dumping show unwanted human harvest of key ecosystem components

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