Marine Strategy Framework Directive - Descriptor 3+ (MSFD D3)
Revised 22 February 2012.
This report describes the process undertaken by ICES to provide guidance to support EU Member States (MS) in the implementation of the Marine Strategy Framework Di-rective (MSFD) Descriptor 3 (D3), commercially exploited fish and shellfish. The re-port also describes the potential role of ‘ecosystem’ indicators collected under the DCF to support assessments of other MSFD Descriptors.
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee