2015 Southwest England program

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Published September 4, 2016
  • Target species: Sole, Anglerfish, Plaice

    Program Period: 2015

    Number of vessels in the program: 9

    Geographic scope of the program: South West of England

    Goals of the program:

    1. Explore methods to verify data on plaice discards collected by skippers participating in the MMO CQ scheme in the southwest of England.
    2. Investigate the potential for self-reported estimates of plaice discards generated in the MMO CQ Scheme to be included in the DCF to enhance estimations of discard patterns and contribute to the plaice stock assessment

    Reporting agency involved in collecting, analyzing, storing the data:

    Cefas

    Point of contact for learning more about the program:

    Ana Ribeiro Santos