Report of the Working Group on the Assessment
The ICES Working Group for the Assessment of Northern Shelf Demersal Stocks
(WGNSDS) met at ICES Headquarters, Copenhagen during 15th–21st May 2008. The
main terms of reference addressed by this year’s working group were: to provide update
assessments for those stocks identified for advice in 2008 (see below), to assemble
national data and update time series of relevant fisheries and environmental data
and to update the description of the fisheries of the northern shelf area.
Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee