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Management of pelagic fish stocks - MF0103

Description
Non R&D Summary Objectives:- Assess, monitor and predict the size and status of selected pelagic fish stocks in order to recommend catch levels and appropriate management measures. Key customer purpose:- Rational management of pelagic fish stocks on the basis of scientific information and advice, and in accordance with CFP.
Objective
1.To assess, monitor and predict pelagic fish stock sizes. 2.To determine appropriate levels of exploitation on stocks subject to TACS. 3.To consider technical measures such as closed areas and mesh sizes and to determine the effects of these. 4.To develop improved methods of sampling and analysis for pelagic fish stock assessments. 5.To provide immediate and longer term advice to MAFF HQ, ICES and EC (STCF).
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1997

Cost: £2,333,880
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Post-Recruitment              
Sea Fish Stocks              
Stock Assessment              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries