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Report of the Study Group on Mesh Measurements Methodology (SGMESH)

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posted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
a) advise on improvements and further standardisation of current mesh measurement practices in view of the nettingtypes now in use in ICES Member Countries;b) consider whether the current definition of mesh size is still appropriate for scientific and industrial purposes;c) compile an inventory of commercially available netting associated with the selectivity process, identifying thefisheries in which they are used;d) consider the need to define groups of netting types for which the same measurement conditions (e.g., tension) canbe applied;e) propose the specification of a suitable mesh measurement methodology and the conditions under which meshmeasurements for all fishing gears in ICES areas are made.

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