WORKING GROUP ON METHODS FOR ESTIMATING DISCARD SURVIVAL

WORKING GROUP ON METHODS FOR ESTIMATING DISCARD SURVIVAL

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Abstract

The third meeting of the Working Group on Methods for Estimating Discard Survival (WGMEDS) was held at Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM), Crofton Road, Dun Laoghaire, Dublin, Ireland. Throughout the week, the group consisted of 17 participants (3 remotely via skype) from 10 countries.

Participants addressed the following Terms of Reference (ToR):
a) Review and update guidance on ‘Methods to Estimate Discard Survival’ based on further theoretical and practical developments to assess discard survival levels.
b) Based on meta-analysis of discard survival data and practical studies, investigate variables influencing survival probabilities, with a view to increase survival through modified fishing practices.
c) Review ongoing monitoring requirements and methods and recommend amendments that generate data which inform on the survival probabilities of released marine organisms.
d) Application of discard survival estimates in fisheries management. Being proactive in en-gaging with other EGs to share new knowledge on discard survival.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationICES Working Group on Methods for Estimating Discard Survival (WGMEDS)
Number of pages89
Publication date1 Dec 2019
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2019

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WORKING GROUP ON METHODS FOR ESTIMATING DISCARD SURVIVAL (2019). WORKING GROUP ON METHODS FOR ESTIMATING DISCARD SURVIVAL. In ICES Working Group on Methods for Estimating Discard Survival (WGMEDS)