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Percid Reproduction Workshop, 8-9 March, Ireland
EPFC Workshop 2016 summary and presentations
EIFAAC Project on Aquatic Invasive Species in Europe, Manager: J. Caffrey (Ireland), Joe.Caffrey@fisheriesireland.ie .
The project develops processes and provides guidelines to support member states in addressing the threat and reality of aquatic invasive species, using best international processes and practice. First report on the EIFAAC Occasional papers http://www.fao.org/3/a-i4663e.pdf, and the second conference “Freshwater Invasives – Networking for Strategy (FINS-II)”, 11th to 14th July 2016. http://finsconference.eu/
Monitoring the Performance of Fish Passes; CEN standard. Manager: Emma Washburn (United Kingdom), firstname.lastname@example.org
EIFAAC Project on Developing Advice on Sustainable Management Actions on Cormorant Populations, Manager: P. Heinimaa (Finland), email@example.com
EIFAAC Project on Downstream Passage of Fish at Hydropower Dams, Manager: Kieran Mc Carthy (Ireland), firstname.lastname@example.org
EIFAAC Project on Development of Guidelines on the design of nature-like passes Manager: A. Zitek (Austria), email@example.com
EIFAAC Project on Welfare of Fishes in Aquaculture, Manager: H. Segner (Switzerland), firstname.lastname@example.org
Joint EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Project on Eels, Manager: Alan Walker (United Kingdom), email@example.com
The project provides regular updates on the latest advances in eel stock assessment and science and to develop a means of post-evaluating the outcome of implemented management actions on the whole stock. To contact the EIFAAC rep on the EIFAAC/ICES/GFCM Eel Project please email Ciara.OLeary@fisheriesireland.ie
Other EIFAAC Activities
The EU Water and FACCE JPIs pre-announce the upcoming call for transnational collaborative research projects: “Sustainable management of water resources in agriculture, forestry and freshwater aquaculture sectors”
EIFAAC has been working in the preparation of the call by working as adviser in the Stakeholders Advisory Group. EIFAAC contact: Teppo.Vehanen@luke.fi The indicative total available budget amounts to 26M€, subject to the successful negotiation of the WaterWorks2015 ERA-NET Co-fund with the European Commission. The call is expected to open on 16.02.2016 with a closing date for pre-proposals on 19.04.2016. More information: http://www.waterjpi.eu/
Pre-announcement of the EIFAAC Symposium 2017 - EIFAAC acknowledges Poland for arranging next EIFAAC Symposium 2017 and the 29th Session. The tentative topic of the symposium is: “Adaptation of Inland Fisheries and Aquaculture to Climate Change” and the tentative dates June 2017. – More information will follow.
List of upcoming conferences - In the end of February EIFAAC, together with the World Fish Migration Platform, EIACC started regularly publishing a list of upcoming seminars through EIFAAC Focal Points, emails and web-pages. This will be done also in honor of Phil Hickley, who passed away 2015, and was the caretaker of the list.
EIFAAC support to World Fish Migration Day - EIFAAC is a supporter of the World Fish Migration Day 2016. The World Fish Migration Day a one day global-local event to create worldwide awareness on the importance of open rivers and migratory fish. The day is celebrated 21.5.2016. More information: http://www.worldfishmigrationday.com/