5-6 June 2017 Ancona, Italy
AdriaMed Study Group on intercalibration of fish otolith age reading
The AdriaMed Study Group on intercalibration of fish otolith reading (SG-OTH) was held on 5-6 June 2017 in Ancona, Italy kindly hosted by the Institute of Marine Sciences - National Research Council (ISMAR-CNR of Ancona).
All the Project participating institutions (from Albania, Croatia, Montenegro Italy and Slovenia) attended the meeting. The meeting, focused on anchovy (Engraulis encrasicolus), saw the participation of an international senior expert on the subject. The participants revised the results of the intercalibration exercise, with otoliths exchange, launched in January 2017. Decision was taken to continue and finalize the process before the next AdriaMed Working Group on Small Pelagics meeting.
16th-17th February 2017. Tirana, Albania
AdriaMed Eighteenth Coordination Committee Meeting
The 18th AdriaMed Coordination Committee meeting was held
in Tirana, Albania on 16 and 17 February 2017, kindly hosted by the
Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Water Administration of
The meeting was attended by representatives of the Donors,
delegations from the countries participating in the Project (Albania,
Croatia, Italy, Montenegro and Slovenia), representatives of Bosnia and
Herzegovina, representatives of the Marine and Inland Fisheries Team (FIAF)
of the FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Policy and Resources Division, the
FAO General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM), the FAO
Mediterranean Regional Projects. The Committee discussed on
activities carried out during the inter committee period and on the
programme of activities proposed for the next period of implementation.
9-10 February 2017, FAO-HQs, Italy
AdriaMed meeting in support of fisheries Management Strategy Evaluation (MSE)
The AdriaMed technical meeting towards the development of management
measures (MSE) in the Adriatic Sea was held at FAO HQ, Rome, 9-10
Fisheries scientists, national administration and
representatives of fishers involved in small pelagic fisheries in the
Adriatic Sea participated in the meeting.
The overall objective of the meeting was to foster the discussion on
possible management scenario and harvest control rules to be tested by
Management Strategies Evaluation (MSE) models within the framework of
the GFCM management plan on small pelagics in the Adriatic Sea (GFCM
Rec. 37/2013/1; 38/2014/1;39/2015/1 and GFCM/40/2016/3).