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Management of roundfish stocks - MF0101

Non R&D Summary Objectives:- Assess, monitor and predict the size and status of selected round fish stocks in order to recommend catch levels and appropriate management measures. Key customer purpose:- Rational management of round fish stocks on the basis of scientific information and advice, and in accordance with CFP.
1.To assess, monitor and predict roundfish stock sizes. 2.To determine appropriate levels of exploitation, especially on stocks subject to TACS. 3.To consider technical measures such as closed areas and increased mesh sizes and to determine the effects of these. 4.To develop improved methods of sampling and analysis for roundfish stock assessments. 5.To provide immediate and longer term advice to MAFF HQ, ICES and EC (STCF)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1988

To: 1997

Cost: £11,896,664
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries