Report of the International Bottom Trawl Survey Working Group (IBTSWG)
reportposted on 2015-01-04, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The report presents summaries of the national contributions in 2014/2015 and planning for 2015/2016 for the surveys coordinated by the International Bottom Trawl Survey Working Group (IBTSWG). In the North Sea, the International Bottom Trawl Surveys are performed in quarters 1 and 3; in the Northeastern Atlantic they are conducted in quarters 1, 3 and 4 with a suite of 13 surveys covering shelf areas from north of Scotland to the Gulf of Cádiz. Highlights and problems of the 2014/2015 surveys have been or will be brought to the attention of the relevant assessment groups before their next meeting.
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