WKNEPS 2016_Full report.pdf (4.04 MB)
Report of the Workshop on Nephrops burrow counting (WKNEPS)
reportposted on 2016-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The Workshop on Nephrops burrow counting (WKNEPS), met in Reykjavik, Iceland on9–11 November 2016. This meeting was chaired by Jennifer Doyle (Ireland) and included17 participants from nine countries (Iceland, Ireland, UK-Scotland, UK-Englandand Wales, UK-Northern Ireland, Sweden, Spain, France and Croatia). In recent yearsnew and developing surveys have been carried out on seven Nephrops grounds. Theunderwater TV survey footage from these grounds have different characteristics andcan pose challenges for Nephrops burrow identification. The workshop was convenedto address these challenges through building identification skills and support countingprocedures for new and developing TV surveys and also to review footage of variousNephrops grounds to check counting skills.