Reproduction and Stock Evaluation for Recovery

A research project supported by the Thematic Programme Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources for the Fifth Framework Programme of the European Union.

Overall objectives
The overall objective is to measure reproductive potential of cod and Northern hake throughout their latitudinal range, applying enhanced methods developed during the project, to simulate complex stock dynamics using the revised biological reference points and fisheries interactions on management options for stock recovery.

Total cost: € 2.000.000
EC contribution: € 1.000.000
Starting date: 1/10/2002
Duration: 36 months


· Institute of Marine Research (IMR), Bergen, Norway
· Center for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS), Lowestoft, England
· Fisheries Resources - AZTI, San Sebastián, Spain
· Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas (CSIC), Vigo, Spain

Institute of Marine Research