Study Group on Elasmobranch Fishes
reportposted on 2001-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The Study Group on Elasmobranch Fishes [SGEF] (Chair: Dr P. Walker, Netherlands; Mike Pawson, CEFAS acting asstand-in since May 2001) will work by correspondence in 2001 to:a) report on the development and progress in the study and assessment of elasmobranch fisheries and stocks;b) initiate further studies towards assessment of elasmobranch fisheries and stocks;c) exchange information on pelagic sharks with ICCAT through making Council funds available to allow theWorking Group chair to participate in the ICCAT shark meeting in November 2000;d) pursue the NAFO initiative to organise a Symposium in 2002;e) plan a joint ICCAT/ICES workshop on assessment of pelagic sharks in the North Atlantic in June-July 2002;f) plan an assessment meeting in May 2002, in conjunction with the EU-funded project DELASS.
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