The Working Group on Recreational Fisheries Surveys (WGRFS) has started to develop approaches to prioritize stocks where recreational catches are important and should be included in stock assessments and advisory processes. There are many different approaches for inclusion in the advisory process (e.g. North Sea cod) or inclusion of data in assessment models (e.g. sea bass, western Baltic cod). Hence, a consistent and robust approach is needed that is co-developed by experts in recreational fisheries and stock assessment.
This workshop aims to: