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Marine Strategy Framework Directive - Descriptor 3+ (MSFD D3)

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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. 


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ICES. 2012. Marine Strategy Framework Directive - Descriptor 3+ , ICES CM 2012/ACOM:62. 173 pp.

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