Workshop on data requirements and data sharing for Small Scientific Committees on Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems and Bottom Fish

    Xiamen, China
    Short Name
    VME and BF Data Workshop
    Start Date
    End Date
    Registration Due
    Meeting Papers Due
    1 Opening of the Workshop
    1.1 Welcome Address
    1.2 Purpose of Workshop and Expectations
    2 Adoption of Agenda
    3 Data wish list for combined footprint and effort map of all bottom fisheries by gear and time for SAI assessment
    3.1 Fishing ground
    3.2 Fishing effort
    3.3 Other data
    4 Minimum data requirements and data resolution for combined SAI assessment
    4.1 Review of other relevant VME indicator taxa, in addition to the four existing taxa, and taxonomic resolution for VME indicators
    4.2 Combined SAI assessment
    5 Benthic habitat data wish list and data review
    5.1 Bathymetry data
    5.2 Review of scientific and fisheries independent survey data to conduct habitat mapping
    5.3 Review of all other available data and potentially relevant information from inside and outside the Convention Area to conduct habitat mapping
    5.4 Review of predicative models done by Members
    5.5 Recommendation for future work (e.g., consolidation of data)
    6 Timely arrangement and aggregation of the bottom fisheries information in relation to the post-encounter requirements
    7 Scientific information collected from the monitoring survey
    7.1 Recruitment period of North Pacific armorhead and location
    7.2 Criteria for strong recruitment of North Pacific armorhead
    8 Bycatch data wish list and data review
    8.1 Review of the data collection programme
    8.2 Review of the flow of the observer reports
    8.3 Review of the data and measures needed for species identification guides
    8.4 Recommendation for future work
    9 Review of data availability against data requirements from the FAO DSF Guidelines
    10 Data collection and sharing
    10.1 Data collection template (type of data and spatial-temporal resolution)
    10.2 Data sharing protocols
    10.3 Central data repository
    11 Recommendations to the SSC VME and SSC BF
    12 Adoption of the Report
    13 Close of the Workshop