Thank you for your interest in participating in this survey which aims to increase understanding of the fisheries in both French and UK waters. The aim of the INdIGO project, financed by the European Fund for Economic and Regional Development (FEDER), with an overall budget of €4.2 million, is to develop new fishing gear that is biodegradable in the marine environment and to encourage and facilitate the recycling of fishing gear. To carry out this project, 10 academic and private partners, French and English, have joined forces. The objective is to design fishing gear adapted to future users, by involving you from the outset in the design process. It is for this reason that we are approaching you and we thank you for having responded to our request. For more information, please click here.

This is a research study, and all answers are strictly confidential and completely anonymous. The survey takes about 15 minutes.
If you have any questions regarding this study please send a message to indigo.project@cefas.co.uk

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Clicking on the "Agree" button below indicates that:
·  You have read and understood the information provided above.
·  You have been given the opportunity to ask questions regarding your participation in this study.
·  You understand that your participation is voluntary and that you are free to refuse to answer questions and can withdraw from the study at any time, without giving a reason
·   You understand that taking part in the study involves completing an online survey.
·   You understand that information you provide will be used for research purposes including online reports and scientific publications.
·   You understand that the research data may be accessed by researchers working at, or in collaboration with the Centre for Environment Fisheries and Aquaculture in related ethically approved studies but that at all times your personal data will be kept confidential, in accordance with data protection guidelines.
·   You are aged 18 years or older.  If you do not wish to participate in this research, please decline participation by clicking on the "disagree" button.

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