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Development of tools for estimation of stock status under uncertainty - MF1205

Description
Summary Objective:

Collate and evaluate existing knowledge on stock assessment and management in uncertain fisheries. Develop management procedures (stock assessment methods, reference points, management controls) using appropriate data for a range of case studies of relevance to UK fisheries. Provide better estimates of uncertainty in assessment outputs.

Key Customer Purpose:

Develop and evaluate alternative methods for stock assessment and management focussing on data poor stocks. Develop approaches for the generation of robust management and assessment of a wide variety of stocks, fisheries and management regimes.

Project Documents
• EVID4 - Final project report : Evid 4 Evidence Project Final Report MF12-5 final   (531k)
• Two Page Summary : MF1205: Two page summary Managing fish stocks with limited or uncertain information   (190k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2008

To: 2012

Cost: £310,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Monitoring              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assesment              
Stock Conservation              
Techniques & methodolgies for waste management              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries