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Macro-ecology of marine fish in UK waters (MEMFISH) - MF1102

Summary Objective:

Improve our understanding of population biology and ecology for key species of commercial (e.g. cod, plaice, sole), recreational (e.g. bass) and conservation (e.g. skates and rays) interest. Specifically, relationships between fish population sub-units in spawning areas, on nursery grounds and on feeding grounds, how these vary year-on-year, and the contribution of the environment to such variation.

Key Customer Purpose:

Provide the biological knowledge necessary to improve the management of fish populations into the future against a broad range of policy objectives.
Project Documents
• EVID4 - Final project report : C2901- Evid 4 Final Report - M1102   (1450k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : Two Page Summary MF1102 Revised 040613   (279k)
• Two Page Summary : MF1102: Two Page Summary What aspects of marine ecology are important to management and conservation   (289k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2012

Cost: £1,104,490
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries