Bringing EU fisheries into the Digital Age: How Remote Electronic Monitoring can improve fisheries management

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Map Key

  • Years of REM activity
  • Total number of vessels involved in REM project(s) to date
  • Vessel size range (meters)
  • Logbook = Verification of catch/discard data
  • Marine Mammal = Monitoring the bycatch of sensitive species
  • REM Project State (EU)
  • REM Project State (OSPAR)

European Remote Electronic Monitoring (REM) programmes have offered numerous best practices to the technical and political challenges faced by EU fisheries as they strive to meet sustainability objectives.

The EU Fisheries Control Coalition has identified and created a map that allows you to see how REM works at a glance.
It also provides links to reports that discuss these best practices and how they address particular practical, financial and ethical concerns in the application of REM technologies. Clicking on a specific country within the map will reveal a list of links to documents relevant to each country.


The reports and/or articles linked to in this map are provided solely as general information. It may not contain the most up to date information. Some of the cases highlighted by the articles linked to in this map might be subject to investigative, administrative or judicial processes. Linking of reports and articles by the EU Fisheries Control Coalition does not constitute an endorsement of content by these organisations. In addition, the organisations in the group are not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of such contents. Any error in translation should not be inferred as endorsement or ruling upon the featured cases.