Report of the Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology (WGFAST)
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The Working Group on Fisheries Acoustics, Science and Technology (WGFAST) met in New Bedford, Massachusetts, USA, from 6–9 May 2014. Verena Trenkel (France) served as Chair and Stephane Gauthier (Canada) as rapporteur. There were 66 participants from 14 countries who contributed to the four terms of reference with 49 presentations of new and exciting research in a diversity of subjects related to fisheries acoustics as well as reports from the topic group on Metadata standards, the study group on Calibration of acoustic equipment, the newly formed Working Group on Acoustic Target Classification (WGTC), and other initiatives.
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