Sustainable Management of Mesopelagic Resources

SUMMER will establish a protocol to accurately estimate mesopelagic fish biomass, quantify the ecosystem services provided by the mesopelagic community (food, climate regulation and potential for bioactive compounds) and develop a decision support tool to measure the trade-offs between the different services.

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  • by summerh2020 3 months ago
    How much fish exists down in the depths of the  #oceantwilightzone ? What is the range of species that inhabit the
  • by summerh2020 3 months ago
    What potential products can be made using mesopelagic organisms after they are harvested?  #Mesopelagic  organisms range from microorganisms (such as
  • by summerh2020 2 months ago
    Discover LEITAT technological institute, and learn what they do in the  #summerh2020  project. LEITAT works with WP5: High value products,
  • by summerh2020 3 months ago
    How can mesopelagic organisms alter the climate and CO2 levels in our atmosphere? Even though there is no photosynthesis in
  • by summerh2020 2 months ago
    Updating the SUMMERH2020 social media accounts is part of work package 7️⃣, which Sintef Ocean leads. Work package 7: "Communication,
  • by summerh2020 4 days ago
    As mesopelagic organisms perform diel vertical migration they are likely key players in the biological carbon pump, also known as
  • by summerh2020 1 month ago
    Estimates indicate that mesopelagic fish  #biomass  may have been seriously underestimated in the past. In 1980 it was estimated that
  • by summerh2020 1 month ago
    During WWII, the US navy were employing sonar technology, emitting sound pulses from their ships into the ocean. As this
  • by summerh2020 3 months ago
    What will happen to all the organisms living - and interacting with, the mesopelagic zone following harvest of  #mesopelagic  biomass?
  • by summerh2020 3 weeks ago
    The largest migration in the whole animal kingdom (in terms of biomass) happens every single day, in the oceans mesopelagic
  • by summerh2020 2 months ago
    Does the mesopelagic zone benefit humankind, by offering us any services? "Ecosystem services" are defined as any direct or indirect
  • by summerh2020 5 months ago
    How deep is the worlds ocean, and where is the "Mesopelagic Zone" aka the "Twillight Zone"? The majority of the
  • by summerh2020 4 months ago
    SUMMER H2020 consists of 9️⃣ different sub-projects, known as work packages (WPs).  #Workpackages  are especially good for dividing work between
  • by summerh2020 5 months ago
    What is H2020? Horizon 2020  #H2020  is the largest ever funding programme established by the European Union  #EU  to finance
  • by summerh2020 1 month ago
    Why does the superpredator Atlantic Bluefin Tuna (ABFT) spawn in an area with low productivity? The northeast Mediterranean Sea is
  • by summerh2020 4 months ago
    How are scientists able to identify organisms living in the  #OceanTwillightZone  while working in the field,  #insitu ? Our partners at
  • by summerh2020 2 weeks ago
    During  #research  surveys it's possible to perform opportunistic  #sampling  of the mesopelagic layer. This is a great option for collecting
  • by summerh2020 4 months ago
    The Twilight Zone lies between vibrant sunlight and pitch-black darkness, a remote, concealed, and mysterious environment in the world’s oceans.
  • by summerh2020 2 months ago
    The two final work packages are work package 8️⃣ "Management" and work package 9️⃣ "Ethics requirements". Together these WP's aims
  • by summerh2020 4 months ago
    Work Package 1: Open Science What is  #OpenScience ? Open Science is all about sharing current knowledge and breakthroughs with one