Icelanders play a key role in developing revolutionary technology for fisheries management

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A very good interview was published this weekend in Fiskifréttir. The interview is with Anna Kristín Daníelsdóttir and Jónas R. Viðarsson at Matís about the European project MareFrame which ended recently. It is safe to say that what has come out of the project will have a far-reaching impact on improved fisheries management around the world, taking into account more factors than has been done before.

Icelanders have played a key role in developing revolutionary technology for fisheries management. Fish stocks are then examined in the context of the ecosystem as a whole, as well as both economic and social factors.

For the past four years, Anna Kristín Daníelsdóttir at Matís has managed the European project MareFrame together with Gunnar Stefánsson at the University of Iceland. The MRI also played a key role in the project. The final report of the project has been published and will be presented to stakeholders shortly.

"Fisheries management in most parts of the world has revolved almost exclusively around individual stocks," says Jónas Rúnar Viðarsson, who has also taken an active part in the project along with other Icelanders.

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Photo with news: Anna Kristín Daníelsdóttir project manager MareFrame distributes Jónas R. Viðarsson, project manager FarFish of the project, a healthy dose of herring halibut from Margild ehf. but it is new that fish oil is made from pelagic species. Anna has now finished working on the MareFrame project, but Jónas has just started as FarFish's project manager, so it's good that the transfer of knowledge is taking place on this occasion 🙂