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Working Group for the Celtic Seas Ecoregion (WGCSE 2021)

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posted on 2023-02-22, 07:20 authored by ICESICES
Update 24 March 2022: Added sections from fall 2021 related to Nephrops, Anglerfish, Megrim in Rockall and Whiting 7b-ce-k.

WGCSE performs stock assessments on the main demersal stocks in Rockall, West of Scotland, Irish Sea, West of Ireland, Western English Channel, Bristol Channel, Celtic Sea and Southwest of Ireland. ​​​​​​​​​​The group consists of scientific experts from five countries (Belgium, France, Ireland, the Russian Federation and the UK) who meet once a year.


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



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Contributors (Editors)

Mathieu Lundy; Sofie Nimmegeers

Contributors (Authors)

Gianfranco Anastasi; Paul Bouch; Paul Coleman; Helen Dobby; Mickael Drogou; Simon Fischer; Andrzej Jaworski; Ruth Kelly; Vladimir Khlivnoi; Vladimir Laptikhovsky; Claire Moore; Sara-Jane Moore; Marianne Robert; Pia Schuchert; Bart Vanelslander; Rui Catarino; Jennifer Doyle; Timothy Earl; Ailsa Ellis; Niall Fallon; Chris Firmin; Samuel Hardman; Kieran Hyder; Mathieu Lundy; Sofie Nimmegeers; David Stokes; Jonathan White; Elisa Barreto Mikel Aristegui.



Recommended citation

ICES. 2021. Working Group for the Celtic Seas Ecoregion (WGCSE 2021). ICES Scientific Reports. 3:56. 1505 pp.