Title: A Forensic Genetic Approach to European Fisheries Enforcement
Citation: FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL - GENETICS vol. 1 no. 1 p. 610-611
Publication Year: 2008
JRC N°: JRC40698
ISSN: 1872-4973
URI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fsigss.2007.10.031
DOI: 10.1016/j.fsigss.2007.10.031
Type: Articles in periodicals and books
Abstract: Legal enforcement in the fisheries sector must respond adequately to the serious challenge of Illegal Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing. A key issue is the ability to definitively identify fish and fish products and trace their geographic origin. This paper describes a European-wide project that aims to provide valuable support to the fight against IUU fishing, by combining the development of validated forensic genetic identification techniques, and a public database providing access for stakeholders to data and analytical tools.
JRC Directorate:Space, Security and Migration

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