Report of the Study Group on Discard and By-Catch Information
It was decided at the 87th Statutory Meeting in 1999 (C. Res. 1999/2ACFM05) to establish a Study Group on Discard and By-catch Information (SGDBI) under the chairmanship of J. Cotter (UK) to meet at ICES Headquarters from 20-22
March 2000 to:
a) prepare an inventory of all projects on collection of discard and by-catch information in the ICES area†, including documentation of the data sets, fleets and fisheries covered, and site where the data are held, including contact individual;
b) review pertinent information and provide guidance on protocols how to raise samples in the data sets to reflect
discards and/or by-catches of the corresponding fleets or fisheries;
c) consider the report of SGDIB* and update information as necessary.
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