Flagship project to ensure sustainable fishing of Salmon in. Laura Píriz 3rd meeting of Priority Area 9 Fisheries 18 November 2010

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1 Flagship project to ensure sustainable fishing of Salmon in the Baltic Sea Region Laura Píriz 3rd meeting of Priority Area 9 Fisheries 18 November 2010

2 Preliminary project idea To contribute to ensure a sustainable fishing on salmon by safeguarding the biological diversity of salmon populations. What is putting the biological diversity of Baltic Salmon at risk? Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

3 What has been done so far in the planning process? After deciding for salmon as our case the idea has been presented and discussed at various levels. To support the discussion we elaborated a concept paper which highlights biological, social and institutional diversity aspects of the case of Salmon fisheries in the Baltic. We have presented our ideas and collected feed back from : Swedish Board of Fisheries Swedish Ministry of Agriculture Bilaterally with a few MS EU COM Baltfish Forum BSRAC Coalition Clean Baltic HELCOM s Baltic Fish and Environmental Forum Scientific Workshop (including Russian Federation) Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

4 The biological diversity influencing the governance of Salmon fisheries in the Baltic Sea region Assessment Units Swe d en Byskeä lven Skellefteälven Vindelälven Umeälven Lögdeälven Ångermanälven Indalsälven Ljungan Ljusnan Dalälven Bothnia n Se a 3 Kalixälven Luleä lven Piteälven Åbyälven 2 Råneälven Kokemäenjoki Tornionjoki 1 Simojoki Iijoki Oulujoki Finla nd Gulf of Finland Emån Mörrumsån Baltic Main Basin Saka Irbe Venta Keila Vasalemma 6 Luga Narva Neva 4 5 Sa la c a Gauja Lithua nia Estonia La tvia Daugava Russia Neumunas, Minja Russia Germany Odra Drawa Pola nd Vistula Source ICES-WGBAST report km

5 The social diversity and complexity influencing the governance of Salmon fisheries in the Baltic Sea region Inland Waters River Basins Authorities Land-Water owner Courts User / consesions/ Energy MS Recreational fishers (RF) Commercial RF NGOs ICES Inshore/ Coastal Zone Professional small-scale fishermen Recreational fishers (RF) Commercial RF POs Fishermens Associations NGOs Consumers Open Sea DG Mare / Council of Ministers Baltic MS Russian Federation RAC Professional fishermen from various countries (Denmark; Estland; Finland; Germany; Lettland; Litauen; Poland; Sweden) Processing industry Consumers Frontier rivers Sweden-Finland Russia-Estonia Russia- Lithuania Multinational semienclosed coastal waterbodies Finland- Russia-Estonia Russia-Poland Russia-Lithuania HELCOM DG-Environment Health Authorities Aquaculture Business Global market Norway, Chile, Canada, Scottland Other related authorities Natural Conservation Forestry Energy Agriculture

6 The institutional diversity and complexity influencing the Governance of Salmon fisheries in the Baltic Sea region Inland Waters Differentiated property rights Decisions by River Management Authorities and Water/Env Courts Concessions of use Gear restrictions Seasonal closures MLS Bag limits Restoration projects River mouth closures Days at sea Stocking regulations Health Regulation on max levels of toxines Market rules (Global and EU) Inshore/ Coastal Zone Differential property rights TAC-quotas Fishing licenses Gear restrictions Gear/mesh sizes MLS Protected areas Terminal fisheries Retaining fish lacking adipose fin Sea Fisheries Regulation (EC) 2187/2005 TAC-quotas Relative Stability Fishing licenses Individual vessels quotas Seasonal closures Gear bans and restriction Gear incentive Countries allocations of quotas Gear/mesh sizes Retaining fish lacking adipose Control regulation Data and loggboks Limiting the sale from non-professional fisheries International Agreements EU-Russian Federation Frontier rivers Shared semienclosed water bodies Access to territorial waters EU Directives: Water, Habitat; Marine Strategy Helsinki Convention BSAP goals and actions Global Conventions CBD, Ramsar

7 THE BALTIC SALMON STOCK IS A COMPOSITE OF GENETICALLY DIFFE POPULATIONS WITH A PARTICULAR SPATIAL GENETIC STRUCTURE THIS PROJECT WILL ADDRESS ISSUES PUTTING AT RIS BIOLOGICAL DIVERSITY SUSTAINING FISHERIES IN TH THE RISKS IN FISHERIES ARE 1.STOCKING OF REARED SALMON FOR COMPENSATI 2.FISHING ON MIXED POPULATIONS AT SEA 3.POOR REPORTING 4.LACK OF RIVER SPECIFIC MANAGEMENT Source Laikre et al Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

8 Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här Scientific Workshop on Ensuring biological diversity of Baltic Salmon Helsinki 6 7 November 2010

9 SOME IMPORTANT STATEMENTS The salmon is well studied biologically compared to most other fish species and closes its live cycle in the Baltic Each river has its own genetically distinct, demographically independent populations that are most likely locally adapted Several of the most genetically distinct populations are small and threatened Most (or all) stocks admixed during the feeding migration to the Main Basin A sustainable fisheries and management must ensure these populations can reproduce Current management is based largely on releases of reared salmon Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

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14 This project should be linked to the implementation of Salmon LTMP The delay of the EU Baltic Salmon LTMP has created hesitation and hindered the progress of the planning. However there are some work that could be started. Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

15 Flagship project possible phases Planning Phase 2010 Idea Partners LTMP proposal Phase I 2011 Enlightening implementation before the Salmon LTMP is adopted LTMP adopted Phase II 2012 Coordinating regional efforts for implementation Project design Ensuring Funding Biological Diversity Social Diversity Institutional Diversity Regional program of action Inputs from the scientific community and experts, working groups, resource users and authorities Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

16 We think there is a scope to start a regional project to: 1. Evaluate the pros and cons and cost-benefit of a progressive reduction/facing out of stocking of Salmon for compensation; 2. Prepared roadmaps on how to go about it on a national case by case basis; 3.Prepare roadmaps for alternative investments of the funds that are used at present for rearing and stocking. Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här

17 Skriv din avdelnings/enhets namn här CONCLUSIONS From the 3rd Priority Area 9 meeting SUPPORT FROM THE AUDIENCE A PROJECT PROPOSAL TO BE REMITTED TO BALTFISH as soon as possible

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