STECF

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STECFScientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (EU)
STECFSpace Telescope European Coordinating Facility
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The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) confirmed, on the same day, this negative opinion.
The European Commission announced, on 29 June, that anchovy fishery in the Gascogne Gulf would remain closed until at least July 2010, the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) having confirmed, on the same day, the negative opinion issued on 23 June by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) on the state of anchovy stocks in the Gascogne Gulf.
As a result the parliament has proposed revamping the conservation plan, saying if the spawning stock of plaice and sole is estimated by the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) at less than agreed safe levels of 230,000 and 35,000 tons respectively, European Union (EU) ministers shall set a TAC (total allowable catch) quotas for three years ensuring "there is a reasonable likelihood that stocks will be restored to the precautionary level".
The European Commission's Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF), whose opinion is also required, will probably recommend a similar measure.
Looking ahead, the EU's Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) is to open its meetings to observers from the industry, starting with the June meeting that will review data and prepare for any future review of the EU's cod recovery plan.
In its reply to the French MEP, it said the research findings are now being considered within advisory scientific bodies, such as the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) and the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES), with a view to making recommendations on which to base stock management activities.
When the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) recommends a zero catch rate, TACs should be lowered by at least 25%.
Furthermore, Commissioner Borg reiterated that the Commission bases its fisheries decisions on scientific data supplied by the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and on the recommendations of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF).
The proposal follows the latest recommendations of the International Council for Exploration of the Sea (ICES) and the opinion of its own Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) as well as input from the Baltic Regional Advisory Council.
The Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) of the European Commission finalised, on 29 June, its advice on Bay of Biscay anchovy.
The Commission believes its advisory Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) has a bigger role to play here where a sub-group has already been created to look into this issue.
The Commission will present a Communication on the issue before the end of 2002The Commission intends to broaden the remit of the Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries (STECF) to cover advice on all aspects of fisheries management.
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