Report of the Working Group on Biological Effects of Contaminants (WGBEC)
Progress with ICES TIMES biological effects methods manuscripts was reviewed, one manuscript had been published, one had been withdrawn and eight further manuscripts have been commissioned by ICES WGBEC and have been issued with draft resolutions pertaining to their publication.
A number of specific queries had been received from the ICES Data Centre concerning biological effects data submission to the ICES database. Advice and information was provided on reporting of the parameter CYP1A, provision of a mock example of a file for reporting data to the ICES database, provision of new ICES codes for new techniques, reporting of biological effect QA data to the ICES database, and comments on the amount and type of data submitted to the ICES database.
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