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FAR 2016/ 55 Characterisation and a length-based assessment model for scampi (Metanephrops challengeri) on the Mernoo Bank (SCI 3).


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A fishery characterisation and stock assessment have been undertaken and accepted for SCI 3. A three stock model was developed, based on previous studies. Models excluding trawl or photo surveys were examined. Both approaches suggest SSB is currently around 54–60% SSB0. Models excluding trawl surveys suggest stock status would improve to 70% SSB0 by 2020 with future catches at the TACC, while models excluding the photo survey stock status would decline to 42% SSB0

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Tuesday, 1 November 2016
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FAR: 2016/55;
ISSN: 1179-5352;
ISBN: 978-1-77665-405-5;
ScienceStock: Shellfish;
Species: Metanephrops challengeri; Scampi;
Stock: SCI 3;
ResearchField: photo surveys; scampi; SCI3; SSB; SSB0; trawl surveys;
Author: Tuck;

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