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Status of data collection framework studies 28 May 2010

CALL LOT TITLE CONTRACTOR SITUATION FISH/2006/15

Last update: 28/05/10

Study 2006-15 lot 6: Definition of data collection needs for aquaculture

Aquaculture is by some seen as a sustainable alternative to the harvesting sector. In order to see whether this is true, socioeconomic data is selected and analyzed. In addition, information necessary for measuring the developments of the economic performance of the sector are identified.  Why this study?

Last update: 05/04/11

Study 2008-11 lot 3: Study on the remuneration of spawning stock biomass

Establishing an analytical approach to estimate potential resource rents for different types of EU fisheries. Comparison of  the current and potential resource rents for the selected fleets. Why this study?

Last update: 06/04/11

Study 2008-11 lot 2 Pilot projects to estimate potential and actual escapement of silver eel

Reporting on the proportion of eel that manages to escape to the oceans for the spawning migration is an important part of the Eel management Plans that should be operational by mid 2009. In order to estimate the amount of escapees a consistent methodology should be developed that could be applied by the Member States.

Last update: 22/05/10

Study 2008-10 lot 4: Improving the knowledge of the biology and the fisheries of the new species for management

Over time ‘new’ species become subject of fisheries management. In that case information for advise for management is needed. This study looks at available information for 12 new species   Why this study?

Last update: 22/05/10

Study 2008-10 lot 3 Study for the revision of the plaice box

Did the plaice box work? Requested by the NSRAC the Commission will evaluate the effect of the plaice box and look at ways the performance of the plaice box could be improved if at all closed areas do work. The evaluation of the proposed changes to take long term economic, social and ecological effects on board. Why this study?

Last update: 05/04/11

Study 2008-10 lot 2: Development of tools for logbook and VMS data analysis

Satellite VMS data and logbook data are already being collected. They are however not yet automatically classified by metier nor are they usable in determining the spatial distribution of fishing activities. This study will develop a method to allow these uses of VMS and logbook data.  Why this study?

Last update: 22/05/10

Study 2007-07 lot 3 Scientific advice concerning the impact of the gears used to catch plaice and sole

A biological and socioeconomic impact assessment of fishing gears used to catch plaice and sole in the North Sea and an investigation the use of alternative fishing gear which would improve selectivity and improve the sustainability of the fisheries concerned.    

Last update: 22/05/10

Study 2007-07 lot 1 Web services for support of Growth an Reproduction Studies (WebGR)

Reading otoliths can be rather difficult. In order to have different scientists obtain the same results age reading needs to be calibrated. This study is setting up a website to make data available and to allow for training and calibration.    Why this study?

Last update: 06/04/11

Study 2007-03 lot 6 Data analysis to support the development of a Baltic Salmon Action Plan

The International Baltic Sea Fish Commission’s Salmon Action Plan has since 1997 been in place to manage salmon in the Baltic Sea. With the EU membership of more Baltic States it was time to have a good look at the functioning of this Salmon Action Plan.

Last update: 05/04/11

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