The ambition of the PFA is to maintain a sustainable fishery for pelagic fish stocks, both now and in the future. Collaboration with science and research is an important requirement for that ambition. Martin Pastoors is PFA's Chief Science Officer and responsible for the implementation of the PFA research strategy.

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PFA self-sampling report 2015-2020

15 January 2021

The PFA self-sampling programme was initiated back 2014 and has matured and expanded over the years. The self-sampling is building upon the capacity already available within the industry to sample fish.The fifthannual report has been generated based on the self-sampling data of 2015 to 2020.  PFA 2020_02 Selfsampling report 2015-2020.pdf

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If you want to know more about
the PFA research activities,
please contact Martin Pastoors,
PFA’s Chief Science Officer.
Phone +31 631901027
Skype martin.pastoors