Report of the Inter-Benchmark Protocol of Nephrops in FU 17 and 14 (IBP Neph - outputs from 2015 meeting)
reportposted on 2022-03-07, 09:37 authored by ICESICES
This was the first benchmark exercise for the East Irish Sea Nephrops stock - FU 14.
There were three main areas requiring investigation as part of the inter-benchmark process for FU14 Nephrops:
• Revisions to the area of the Nephrops grounds based on new available data: VMS, UWTV data and sediment information;
• A review of fishery data and raising procedures;
• Review of Reference points: FMSY proxies and MSY Btrigger.
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