June Facebook Twitter Whatsapp Google Linkedin Email During the herring acoustic survey, a GoPro camera is attached to the net. This way, researchers can monitor when a particular species of fish ends up in the net, after which they can link it to the acoustic recordings. 17 June: it’s Flag Day in Scheveningen harbor again! Flag Day traditionally marks the start of the herring season. What do you actually know about herring? We've gathered 5 interesting facts. The demand for high quality protein will increase significantly with the increase of the world population: 9 billion people in 2050. Seaweed cultivation can deliver an important contribution to sustainable food production, with only 2 percent of the total ocean surface. There is an increasing use of wind energy. Not only on land but also at sea, windmills are installed in offshore wind farms at Egmond aan Zee and IJmuiden. Wageningen University & Research examines the effects of wind farms on fish, seabirds and marine mammals.