Fish Strategy Wadden Sea

It is clear that fish populations have declined in the Wadden Sea since the 1980’s.

[Translate to english:] Cover rapport

The drivers are unclear, but increased water temperature, damage of coastal habitats (through sand nourishment, dredging and fisheries) and heightened predation by top predators probably play a role.

This is the main conclusion of reseach that is commissioned by the Programme Towards a Rich Wadden Sea.

The reports Wadden Sea Fish Haven (research and policytools) and the  Fish Fact Sheets can be downloaded from the PRW website.