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STECF - Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries

Historic reports (before 2005)

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General publications12 April 2024
STECF 23-15

Implementation of the Technical Measures Regulation

It presents the findings of the EWG 23-15: meeting held from 22nd to 26th January 2024 at JRC Ispra.

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General publications11 April 2024
STECF 23-18

Fishery sustainability indicators

[Annexes.zip]

Report from the EWG 23-18, which met in Ispra, Italy (hybrid) from 11th to 15th December 2023.

 

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General publications29 March 2024
STECF PLEN 24-01

75th Plenary report

The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) held its 75th plenary from 11 to 15 March 2024 (see details). 

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General publications11 December 2020
STECF 18-02

Technical Measures - Improving selectivity to reduce the risk of choke species

EWG 18-02 identified fisheries in which there is a high risk of choke problems that will persist unless additional tools or measures, over and above what is contained in the CFP and supporting legislation, are applied.

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General publications10 July 2021
STECF 21-05

Evaluation of Joint Recommendations on the Landing Obligation and on the Technical Measures Regulation

This report contains a review of Joint Recommendations submitted by Member States Regional Groups for the implementation of the Landing Obligation in 2022 and beyond.

[JRC126128]

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General publications14 December 2021
STECF 21-07

Review of the Technical Measures Regulation

The report presents the findings from EWG 21-07, meeting held remotely from 11th to 15th October 2021. The 33 stocks analysed in this report correspond to those that were identified to have age structured information available.

[JRC127718]

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General publications17 December 2021
STECF 21-18

Technical Measures in the Celtic Sea

[Annex.zip]

This report synthesises the findings of the EWG 21-18 that was tasked to increase the knowledge of the current situation regarding protecting cod and whiting stocks in the Celtic Sea. 

[JRC127710]

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General publications4 May 2023
STECF 22-19

Review of technical measure

This report presents the findings of the EWG 22-19, meeting held from 23rd to 27th January 2023 at JRC Ispra. The 33 stocks analysed in this report with regards to their selectivity correspond to those that were identified to have age-structured information available, in...

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General publications11 December 2020
STECF 20-02

Review of technical measure

[Annex.xlsx]

This report evaluates the performance of technical measures to conserve fishery resources and protect marine ecosystems in accordance with Article 31 of Regulation (EU) 1241/201. It took place during the EWG 20-02 meeting.

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General publications22 March 2024
STECF 24-01 adhoc

Monitoring the performance of the Common Fisheries Policy.

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An ad hoc Expert Group comprising experts from the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) was convened from January to March 2024 to compute the performance indicator values according to the agreed protocol (Gras et...

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General publications1 November 2021
STECF 21-02 (adhoc)

Preliminary management strategy evaluation (MSE) for anchovy and sardine in the Adriatic Sea (GSA 17-18)

To identify a suitable harvest control rule for the stocks of sardines and anchovies in GSA 17/18 an MSE was initiated. This exercise is based on the benchmark process carried out by GFCM in the...

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General publications9 December 2021
STECF 21-04

Management Strategy Evaluation of alternative approaches for the anchovy and sardine stocks in the Adriatic Sea

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...

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General publications6 October 2022
STECF 22-06

The 2022 Annual Economic Report on the EU Fishing Fleet.

[ Annexes.pdf ] [ Data.zip ]

This publication includes: 1) a structural and economic overview of the EU fishing fleet in 2020 and trend analyses for the years 2008-2020 where possible (nowcasts for 2021 and 2022); a regional analysis of the EU...

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General publications6 December 2023
STECF 23-16

Evaluation of Work Plans for data collection and data transmission Issues.

[ Annexes.zip ]

This report was reviewed by the STECF at its 74th plenary meeting held in Brussels, Belgium, from 13-17 November 2023.

[JRC136208 ]

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General publications31 October 2023
STECF 23-08

Evaluation of the 2022 Annual Reports for data collection and data transmission issues from 2022.

[ Annexes.zip ]

This report presents the STECF findings based on the Report of the Expert Working Group (EWG 23-08) which was held in Brussels 19-23 June 2023, to evaluate MS Annual Reports on data...

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General publications6 December 2023
STECF 23-17

Social Data in Fisheries

This report builds on earlier EWG results (19-03, 20-14, 22-14) and further develops the methodologies for the collection and analysis of social data in fisheries. In particular it addresses the development of National Fisheries Profiles (NFP) and advocates the development...

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General publications7 December 2023
STECF 23-14

Economic Report on the EU fish processing industry

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The 2023 Economic Report on the EU Fish Processing Sector provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information available on the structure and economic performance of the EU fish processing industry, from an economic and social...

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General publications16 October 2023
STECF 23-07

The 2023 Annual Economic Report on the EU Fishing Fleet.

[ Annex.pdf ]   [ Data.zip 258 MB]

The 2023 Annual Economic Report (AER) on the European Union (EU) fishing fleet provides a comprehensive overview of the latest information available on the structure and economic performance of the EU...

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General publications29 November 2023
STECF 23-10

Fisheries Dependent Information - FDI

Annex3.xlsx, Annex4.xlsx and Annex5.zip ].

This report on fisheries dependent information has been reviewed by STECF during the 2023 winter plenary meeting.

[ JRC136194 ]

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General publications7 December 2023
STECF 23-05

Fisheries Dependent Information (FDI) methodology

[Annex.zip ]

This report on FDI methodology has been reviewed by STECF during the 2023 summer plenary meeting.

[ JRC134663 ]

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General publications29 November 2023
STECF 23-12

Stock Assessments in the Adriatic, Ionian and Aegean Seas and Strait of Sicily

Annex1.zip / Annex2.zip ].

This report documents the outcomes of STECF Expert Working Group 23-12: 2023 stock assessments of demersal stocks in the Adriatic, Ionian, Aegean Seas and the Strait of Sicily from the meeting...

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General publications6 December 2023
STECF 23-09

Stock assessments in the Western Mediterranean Sea

Annex.zip ].

This report documents the outcomes of STECF Expert Working Group 23-09: 2023 stock assessments of demersal stocks in the Western Mediterranean Sea from the meeting held in hybrid mode from 4th to 10th September 2023.

[ JRC135661 ]

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General publications6 December 2023
STECF 23-13

Assessment of balance indicators for key fleet segments and review of national reports on Member States efforts to achieve balance between fleet capacity and fishing opportunities

Annexes.zip ] [ Data.zip ]

Guidelines for the analysis of the balance between fishing capacity and fishing...

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General publications21 June 2023
STECF 23-0406

Evaluation of Joint Recommendations on the landing obligation and on Technical Measures Regulation

This report contains a review of Joint Recommendations submitted by Member States Regional Groups for the implementation of the Landing Obligation in 2024 and beyond.

[ JRC136341 ]

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General publications7 December 2023
STECF 23-02

Non-quota stocks – king scallops

This report is from the WG 23-02 on “Non-quota stocks – king scallops, which met virtually on the 19th and 20th April 2023.

[ JRC134655 ]

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General publications14 December 2023
STECF 23-11

Evaluation of fishing effort and catch regime for demersal fisheries in the western Mediterranean Sea (Part XI)

Annex.zip ]

This report is the 11th of a suite of STECF EWG reports dedicated to the evaluation of the implementation of the Western Mediterranean Sea Multi-Annual management Plan...

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General publications4 May 2023
STECF 23-01

Evaluation of economic indicators and closure areas in the western Mediterranean.

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This report is the 10th of a suite of STECF EWG reports dedicated to the evaluation of the implementation of the Western Mediterranean Sea Multi-Annual management Plan (hereafter, MAP), following EWG...

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General publications9 February 2023
STECF PLEN 22-03

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...

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General publications1 December 2022
STECF PLEN 22-02

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 m arine and fisheries biology, fishing gear technology, fisheries economics...

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General publications20 April 2022
STECF PLEN 22-01

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...

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General publications2 May 2023
STECF PLEN 23-01

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...

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General publications27 July 2023
STECF PLEN 23-02

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...

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General publications17 December 2023
STECF PLEN 23-03

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...