Entries by Antonello Sala

Final WGFTFB24 Book of Abstracts has been published

2024 Annual WGFTFB meeting in Canada (3-7 June 2024) We are excited to share the Book of Abstracts. Presenting, events, and demonstrations will be in-person only. We look forward to seeing you in St. John’s! Paul Winger and the group at the Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada will be our hosts (https://youtu.be/GL6zFpDKKa4). The current Chairs (Noëlle, […]

Final WGFTFB24 Agenda has been published

2024 Annual WGFTFB meeting in Canada (3-7 June 2024) We are excited to share the Final Agenda of the WGFTFB24. Presenting, events, and demonstrations will be in-person only. We look forward to seeing you in St. John’s! Paul Winger and the group at the Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada will be our hosts (https://youtu.be/GL6zFpDKKa4). The current […]

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

The FAO Publication: “ICES/FAO Working Group on Fishing Technology and Fish Behaviour – Report of the 2023 Symposium on Innovations in Fishing Technologies for Sustainable and Resilient Fisheries, 13-17 February 2023, Kochi, India” has been published online. – Job Number: CD0312EN – Language: English – Product Type: Book (series) – DOI: https://doi.org/10.4060/cd0312en – Online Publication […]

Social science methods for natural scientists

From 31 Jan to 2 Feb the ICES training on social science for natural scientists will be held in The Hague. We thought this may be of interest to gear technologists, many of whom work with/interview fishers and increasingly with social scientists and/or find themselves involved in societal discussions about gear/net innovation with multiple stakeholders. […]

Fishing gear recycling technologies and practices

A new FAO-IMO report calls for systemic approaches to fishing gear recycling: building it into design and manufacturing through to end-of-life management. Cite this content as: Sala, A., Richardson, K., 2023. Fishing gear recycling technologies and practices. Rome, FAO and IMO, 120 pp. https://doi.org/10.4060/cc8317en. Read | Tweet  

FAO-SEAFDEC publication

FAO-SEAFDEC publication: Assessment of the sustainability of fishing technologies and operations in Thailand: Options for innovation I am pleased to share with you a new publication on “Assessment of the sustainability of fishing technologies and operations in Thailand: Options for innovation” which has been made available online. The publication is a result of joint work […]

Workshop 2 on innovative fishing gear

Report ICES WKING2 Released The report is available at: https://ices-library.figshare.com/articles/report/Workshop_2_on_Innovative_Fishing_Gear_WKING2_/24299146 Reference: ICES (2023). Workshop 2 on Innovative Fishing Gear​ (WKING2). ICES Scientific Reports Vol. 5(97), Eds. A. Sala, J. Calderwood, S. Eayrs, K. Hamon, N. Steins. https://doi.org/10.17895/ices.pub.24299146.v2 =========================================== In this report we convey on additional performance criteria that were included in the factsheets, based on […]

Workshop 2 on innovative fishing gear

In response to the EU DG-MARE request for ICES advice on the progress and impact that has been made in innovative gear use within EU waters, I would like to inform you that the Workshop 2 on innovative fishing gear (WKING2) will be chaired by Antonello Sala (Italy) and Julia Calderwood (Ireland) and meet online […]