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Fisheries in the context of marine spatial planning: Defining principal areas for fisheries in the German EEZ

Fisheries in the context of marine spatial planning: Defining principal areas for fisheries in the German EEZ Summary: A method is presented to define principal areas for fisheries at high spatial resolution applicable to be implemented into marine spatial planning procedures. Vessel monitoring system (VMS) data from 2005 to 2006 are acquired to determine vessel-based fishing