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Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) – Evaluation of the 2018 Annual Reports for data collection and Data Transmission issues (STECF-19-09)


Commission Decision of 25 February 2016 setting up a Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries, C(2016) 1084, OJ C 74, 26.2.2016, p. 4–10. The Commission may consult the group on any matter relating to marine and fisheries biology, fishing gear technology, fisheries economics, fisheries governance, ecosystem effects of fisheries, aquaculture or similar disciplines. This report presents the STECF findings based on the Report of the Expert Working Group (EWG 19-09) which was held from 24-28 June 2019 in Gothenburg, Sweden, to evaluate MS Annual Reports on data collection for 2018, the MS’s data transmission to the end users during 2018. The report of the EWG was reviewed by the STECF during its 61st plenary meeting held from 1-5 July 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.