The WGFTFB 2019 full program (DRAFT) has been released!

WGFTFB 2019 Agenda


Symposium on
Responsible Fishing Technology for Healthy Ecosystems and Clean Environment
Working Group Meeting

Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China | April 8 - 12, 2019



Symposium Co-Chairs:

Pingguo He
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Fisheries and Aquaculture Department, Rome, Italy
[Univ. Massachusetts Dartmouth, School for Marine Science and Technology, New Bedford, USA]

Haraldur Einarsson
Marine and Freshwater Research Institute, Reykjavik, Iceland

Liming Song
National Engineering Research Center for Oceanic Fisheries, Shanghai Ocean University, Shanghai, China

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Topic groups

Passive fishing gears (PASSIVE) - New Topic Group

Evaluating the application of artificial light for bycatch mitigation (ARTIFICIAL LIGHTS)

Evaluation of trawl groundgear for efficiency, bycatch and impact on the seabed (GROUNDGEAR)

Factsheets on fishing gear selectivity and catch comparison trials (FACTSHEETS)