ICES/FAO WGFTFB

The ICES/FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour (WGFTFB) studies measurements and observations relating to scientific and commercial fishing gears, design and statistical methods and operations, and fish behaviour in relation to fishing.

Find specific ICES Resolutions to define WGFTFB workplan and Terms of Reference (ToRs)

2020-2023

2024-2026

The WGFTFB is currently chaired by Noelle Yochum (USA), Antonello Sala (Italy), and Jon Lansley (on behalf of FAO)

Guidelines for ICES Groups

WGFTFB Blog

Meet the WGFTFB members. Join us for an interactive Blog and learn how to test your ideas on fishing technology and get feedback.

FTFB Meeting

Under agreement between ICES and FAO, FAO hosts a meeting every third year at a location of its choosing.
Visit the official event page for more information.

Sharepoint site

Click here to go to the sharepoint site, where you can find reports, files, and other documents available for all group members.

LATEST NEWS

Final WGFTFB24 Book of Abstracts has been published

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2024 Annual WGFTFB meeting in Canada (3-7 June 2024) We are…

Final WGFTFB24 Agenda has been published

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2024 Annual WGFTFB meeting in Canada (3-7 June 2024) We are…

Report of the 2023 Symposium on Innovations in Fishing Technologies for Sustainable and Resilient Fisheries

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The FAO Publication: "ICES/FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology…