Final Report of the Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology (WGFAST)
reportposted on 2016-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The ICES Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology (WGFAST) is the only international forum where individuals working in fisheries acoustics can network to discuss ongoing developments in the technique. As such, it is been highly successful, attracting 67 participants in 2016.
The major themes addressed during the meeting included:
• Applications of acoustic methods to characterize ecosystems;
• Acoustic properties of marine organisms;
• Emerging technologies, methodologies, and protocols (special topic: Bio-mass estimation: Best practice and guidance).
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