Report of the Planning Group for Pelagic Acoustic Surveys in ICES Sub-Areas VIII and IX
reportposted on 1998-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
a) analyse the results of the 1997 acoustic surveys,b) review the available information on small pelagic fish (both form the echograms and fishing stations) from theprevious surveys;c) revise the methodologies used by the different member countries, induding oceanography and environmental factors;d) propose improvements in both survey design and data analysis in order to get better understanding of the coastalpelagic ecosystem;• e) co-ordinate the timing of the surveys on Ibero-Atlantic sardine.
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