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Interactive infographic of Level of Ambition available online

It is now available online the interactive infographic of Level of Ambition for the different Thematic Focus Areas. This is an output of  Fishn’Co project -Work Package 1 (WP1) in collaboration with RCGs. FISHN’CO addresses the need to develop Regional Work Plans (RWPs) for the RCGs North Atlantic, North Sea and Eastern Arctic; Baltic; Large Pelagics and Economics Issues, delivering support to these RCGs and… Read More »Interactive infographic of Level of Ambition available online

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Now available RCG ECON Annual Technical Meeting report – 2022

The annual report of RCG ECON technical meeting 2022 is now available under  Report sections. The report   is composed of seven main sections and it was compiled after the annual technical meeting (TM).  Section 3 is dedicated to the list of recommendations, followed by summary of work plan for 2022-2024 (section 4) and an overview of the work done under each ToR (section 6). Details… Read More »Now available RCG ECON Annual Technical Meeting report – 2022

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Workshop on Recreational Fisheries

On the 27th April 2022, it was held the Joint Workshop on Recreational Fisheries organized by the Regional Coordination Group for the Mediterranean and Black Sea (RCG Med&BS) and the STREAMLINE regional grant in the context of the Recommendation n. 3 of the RCG Med&BS meeting 2021 and the Task 2.2 of STREAMLINE. The workshop was attended by 32 national experts from the ten Med&BS EU Member States (MS),… Read More »Workshop on Recreational Fisheries

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Workshop on data needed to assess the impact of fisheries on the marine ecosystem

The Joint Workshop on data needed to assess the impact of fisheries on the marine ecosystem was held on the 28th April 2022, and organized by the Regional Coordination Group for the Mediterranean and Black Sea (RCG Med&BS) and the STREAMLINE regional grant in the context of the Recommendation n. 4 of the RCG Med&BS meeting 2021 and the Task 2.2 of STREAMLINE. 41 national… Read More »Workshop on data needed to assess the impact of fisheries on the marine ecosystem

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Interview with Alessandro Ligas

Before starting, a brief introduction of the protagonist of this interview. I am Alessandro Ligas, fisheries scientist at CIBM, located in Livorno (Italy) and coordinator of the STREAMLINE project. In my career, I have been working in fisheries data collection and stock assessment to support the work of the EU Commission and GFCM, and provide advice on the status of Mediterranean stocks. From 2012 to… Read More »Interview with Alessandro Ligas

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2nd Workshop on a fisheries-based fleet segmentation approach

The 2nd Workshop on a fisheries-based fleet segmentation approach was held on March 2022 and organized by RCG ECON, in the context of the Intersessional subgroup – Novel approach to the segmentation of fishing fleets and the EU Data Collection Framework. The training course involved 38 scientists from 17 Member States (MS) and representatives from ICES and the EU Commission. During two days, 28-30th March… Read More »2nd Workshop on a fisheries-based fleet segmentation approach

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Virtual training course on the identification and handling of vulnerable species incidentally caught during fishing operations

The latest edition of the training course, which held five training sessions in February 2022, involved more than 1500 participants, coming from more than 35 Countries, 14 of which were EU Member States. The training course was co-organized by the GFCM and RCG Med&BS, in the context of the Medbycatch Project and the EU Data Collection Framework. Moreover, four regional organizations working on marine mammals, sea… Read More »Virtual training course on the identification and handling of vulnerable species incidentally caught during fishing operations

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Follow RCGs´ work and stay tuned with the latest developments in regional coordination for Fisheries Data Collection

We are coming to an end of a very productive year for regional coordination. Despite having to held annual meetings online RCGs have managed once more to put on the table the most pressing issues about regional coordination for Fisheries Data Collection. You can find all the information below: RCG NANSEA and RCG Baltic Technical meeting Report RCG NANSEA and RCG Baltic Intersessional work Report… Read More »Follow RCGs´ work and stay tuned with the latest developments in regional coordination for Fisheries Data Collection

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SAVE THE DATE: Virtual training course on the identification and handling of vulnerable species incidentally caught during fishing operations

Co-organized by the GFCM and RCG Med&BS, in the context of the Medbycatch Project and the EU Data Collection Framework. Objective: Organization of training courses on the identification and handling of vulnerable species incidentally caught in Mediterranean and Black Sea fisheries: marine mammals, sea turtles, seabirds, sharks and rays, macrobenthic invertebrates. Intended audience: Scientific observers and experts involved in the monitoring and biological sampling of… Read More »SAVE THE DATE: Virtual training course on the identification and handling of vulnerable species incidentally caught during fishing operations

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Regional Work Plans for data collection in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors launched for testing

Two Regional Coordination Groups (RCGs), RCG North Atlantic, North Sea & Eastern Arctic (NANSEA) and RCG Baltic, presented non-binding Regionally coordinated Work Plans (RWP) for data collection in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors for 2022. The Scientific, Economic and Technical Committee for Fisheries (STECF) has evaluated these Regional Work Plans. More info available on STECF 21-17 report The non-binding plans include agreed list of international… Read More »Regional Work Plans for data collection in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors launched for testing