IBTSWG Report 2018.pdf (21.05 MB)
Report of the International Bottom Trawl Survey Working Group (IBTSWG)
reportposted on 2018-07-12, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The report summarizes the national contributions in 2017–2018 and planning for 2018–2019 for the surveys coordinated by the International Bottom Trawl Survey Working Group (IBTSWG). In the North Sea, the surveys are performed in quarters 1 and 3 while in the Northeast Atlantic the surveys are conducted in quarters 1, 3, and 4 with a suite of 14 national surveys covering shelf areas from north off Scotland to the Gulf of Cádiz. Results achieved during the 3 year cycle are briefly summarized or reference to previous reports is given.
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