Evaluation of the 2019 Annual Reports for data collection and Data Transmission issues (STECF-20-08)
Commission Decision of 25 February 2016 setting up a Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries, C(2016) 1084, OJ C 74, 26.2.2016, p. 4–10. The Commission may consult the group on any matter relating to marine and fisheries biology, fishing gear technology, fisheries economics, fisheries governance, ecosystem effects of fisheries, aquaculture or similar disciplines. This report presents the STECF findings based on the Report of the Expert Working Group (EWG- 20-08) which was held virtually from 22-26 June 2020, to evaluate MS Annual Reports on data collection for 2019 and the Member States’ data transmission to the end users during 2019. The report of the EWG was reviewed by the STECF during its 64th plenary meeting held virtually from 6- 10 July 2020.