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Assessing the abundance, distribution and vulnerability of rare and declining species impacted by fisheries - MF0729

Description
Summary Objective:
Provide validated quantitative assessments of the abundance, distribution and vulnerability of rare and declining species that are impacted by fisheries. Test the effectiveness of existing fishery surveys to provide information on the abundance and distribution of any species that are shown to be threatened by fishing.

Key Customer Purpose:
Provide advice on the validity of listings of marine fishes and invertebrates as vulnerable, endangered or critically endangered by fishing, and support assessment, selection and validation of Ecological Quality Objectives for threatened and declining species that will be proposed following the 5th North Sea Conference.
Project Documents
• Final Report : MF0729 - Assessing the abundance, distribution and vulnerability of rare and declining species impacted by fisheries   (226k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2002

To: 2007

Cost: £611,723
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Conservation              
Ecosystem Functioning              
Environmental Impact              
Fisheries              
Impact              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries