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Report of the Workshop on Limit and Target Reference Points (WKREF)

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The Workshop on Limit and Target Reference Points [WKREF] (Co-chairs: Jan Horbowy, Poland and Martin Pastoors, ACFM chair) will be established and will meet from 29 January to 2 February 2007 in Gdynia, Poland to:

a ) review and update the biological basis of limit reference points for fish stocks in the ICES area, taking into account the possible effects of species interactions and regime shifts. As a minimum the limit reference points for North Sea herring, Norwegian spring spawning herring, North Sea cod, Baltic cod and Kattegat sole stocks;

b ) review the scientific and management literature on the implementation of maximum sustainable yield reference points in line with the Johannesburg agreement 2002;

c ) comment on potential target references points for fish stocks in the ICES area as suggested by SGMAS, taking into account the possible effects of species interactions and regime shifts and the framework on the evaluation of management strategies.

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Published under the auspices of the following ICES Steering Group or Committee

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Published under the auspices of the following ICES Expert Group or Strategic Initiative

WKREF

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ICES Expert Group Reports

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ICES. 2007. Report of the Workshop on Limit and Target Reference Points [WKREF], 29 January – 2 February 2007, Gdynia, Poland. Document Number. 89 pp. https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.19280258