29th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium

Fisheries Bycatch: Global Issues and Creative Solutions

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 13 May 2014 to 16 May 2014

Where: Anchorage, Alaska

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Organizers of the 29th Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium, entitled "Fisheries Bycatch: Global Issues and Creative Solutions" announce a call for early registration. The symposium will convene 13-16 May 2014 in Anchorage, Alaska.

The symposium will bring together fishery and social scientists, managers, fishermen, and other stakeholders from around the world to report on creative approaches to solving fishery bycatch issues. Keynotes, invited talks, and oral and poster contributions will be presented on new technologies, advancements toward full accounting of fishing mortality into harvest control rules, approaches to industry-derived solutions, incentive programs, new regulatory solutions, and studies on social and economic implications related to bycatch issues.

Early registration deadline: Sunday, 13 April 2014.

For questions, contact:
Symposium coordinator
Email: seagrant.meetings [at] alaska.edu