Report of the Workshop on Mackerel Otolith Reading
At the ICES Annual Science Conference in St John's (Canada) in September 1994 it was decided (C. Res. 1994 I 2:37) that a Mackerel Otolith Reading Workshop (Chairman: A. Eltink) will be held at the Institute Espanol de Oceanografia (IEO) in Vigo, Spain from 8-14 February 1995 to:
a) evaluate the results of the mackerel otolith exchange carried out in 1994;
b) discuss and standardize age reading methods by preparing a manual and a standard collection;
c) advise on which age groups valid age readings can be achieved.
Financial support for the meeting was obtained from the European Union within the framework of the AIR programme (Grant MAC/13/94).
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