Working Group on Southern Horse Mackerel, Anchovy and Sardine (WGHANSA)
reportposted on 2020-01-01, 00:00 authored by ICESICES
The main task of WGHANSA was to assess the status of the stocks of sardine in the Celtic Seas and English Channel (pil.27.7), sardine in the Bay of Biscay (pil.27.8abd), sardine in the Cantabrian Sea and Atlantic Iberian waters (pil.27.8c9a), anchovy in the Bay of Biscay (ane.27.8), anchovy in Atlantic Iberian waters (ane.27.9a; components west and south), horse mackerel in Atlantic Iberian waters (hom.27.9a) and jack mackerel in the Azores (jaa.27.10). Assessments and short-term forecasts were updated with modifications to mitigate the impactof missing surveys in 2020 due to the COVID19 disruption.
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