Archive for tag: TACs
Posted by Barrie Deas, Chief Executive, NFFO on 12 November 2013
All the signs are that George Eustice will be a competent and hardworking fisheries minister. Time will tell if he will be an outstanding one.
At the recent stakeholder meeting with UK ministers in Edinburgh, he displayed an impressive grasp of the key issues and much of the de...more
Posted by Bill Lart Sustainability and Data Advisor on 30 May 2012
Assessing sustainability has become increasingly important for governments, and industry. At the recent World Fisheries Congress, representatives from all sides considered stock assessments as the key basis for action. Fish sourced from non-assessed stocks risks losing its market, yet fu...more
Posted by Bill Lart, Sustainability and Data Advisor on 17 March 2017
Since around 2007, spawning stock biomass (SSB) has been above the reference point for maximum sustainable yield (MSY) with fishing mortality being lower than the MSY reference point (the basis for a well-managed sustainable fishery).
During the 2016 stock assessment an error in the a...more