The analysis will, for those
stocks where sufficient data are available, consist of a stock assessment which
will then lead to a forecast of catch options for the year ahead. For stocks
where the data do not make such an analysis possible, other approaches will be used,
such as analysis of trends in abundance estimates or catches.
WGWIDE is chaired by David Miller
and will meet from 27 August to 2 September 2013 at the ICES Headquarters in
working group is open to observers from competent authorities. Details about
how to join can be found in the guidelines for observers.