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Thematic sessions

- THEME 1 - - THEME 2 - - THEME 3 -
BETTER SCIENCE FOR BETTER ADVICE HEALTHY SEAS & SUSTAINABLE FISHERIES ECONOMIC ANALYSIS & TECHNOLOGY FOR SOCIETAL BENEFIT
List of oral contributions [PDF]

List of oral contributions [PDF]

List of oral contributions [PDF]

Improving knowledge on stock status
  • Work to determine stock dynamics
  • Improvements in stock assessment methodologies
  • Incorporating estimates of discards and IUU fishing
Innovative strategies to provide advice
  • Advances in modelling and scenario simulation, including Management Strategy Evaluation
  • Developing precautionary advice for data limited stocks and fisheries
The effectiveness of area-based management
  • Parameters for the identification of fisheries restricted areas
Addressing climate change as a priority issue
  • Adaptation to climate change in fisheries
Tackling pressing environmental challenges
  • Non-indigenous species
  • Marine litter
The interaction between vulnerable species and human activities
  • Mitigating by-catch and depredation of marine mammals
Improving knowledge on the social and economic impact of fisheries
  • Incorporating Maximum Economic Yield
  • Economic valuation of recreational fisheries
Mapping value chains
  • Valuing the post-harvest sectors
  • Innovations in traceability to counter IUU fishing
Marine technology promoting economic and environmental sustainability of fisheries
  • GIS and other tools for marine spatial planning