10-07-2019 Working Group I and II


The next Working Group meetings will take place on Wednesday, 10 July 2019 at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development in Lisbon, Portugal. 

Date and time

Date: 10-07-2019
Time: 10.00 - 18.00


Meeting venue: Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Dev
Address: Praça do Comércio
City: Lisbon ( 1149-010), Portugal

Additional information

Please note that it is obligatory to register online. Deadline for registration is 26 June 2019. Please contact the Secretariat if you need registration information.


Hotel possibilities:

  • My Story Hotels *** (address Rua Áurea 100, 1100-063  Lisboa (Subway station: Baixa-Chiado):
    The rooms fares are 107€ for a single room and 117€ for a double room. This hotel is near the meeting venue.  
    The participants should email Rita Mendes (rmendes@mystoryhotels.com) as soon as possible and mention the code SCIAENA19

  • CR7 Pestana **** (address R. do Comércio 54, 1100-150 Lisboa, Portugal (Subway station: Baixa-Chiado and Terreiro do Paço):
    The rooms fares are 175€ for a single room and 190€ for a double room. This hotel is also near the meeting venue. 
    ​The participants should fill the reservation document (see download below) and send it as soon as possible to francisca.montenegro@pestana.com.


Please note that the summer months in Lisbon are very busy with tourists, therefore we advise you to book the room as soon as possible. The subway system is very good so choose a hotel that's near a subway station (specially near the Blue line), you should get to the meeting venue in 15 minutes max.

Downloadable documents

Working Group I:

Agenda Working Group I

ICES advice North Sea herring 2020

ICES advice Western Baltic spring spawning herring 2020

Presentation chairman

Presentation about ICES Advice

Minutes Working Group I


Working Group II:

Agenda Working Group II

ICES advice Celtic Sea herring 2020

ICES advice herring in 6a and 7bc 2020

ICES advice Irish Sea herring 2020

ICES advice Silver smelt and Boarfish 2020

Minutes Working Group II


Discard plans:

Joint Recommendation for amendment of North Sea discard plan


NWW Group documents:

2019-05-29 Joint Recommendation dem dp NWW 2020-21 v6

Annex I_NWW_DM_horse-mackerel

Annex J_NWW_DM_mackerel

Annex O_NWW-DM_boarfish_trawl


SWW Group documents:

Joint Recommendation of the South Western Waters_2020-2021

ANNEX E2 SWW-report_LO_deminimis exemptions

ANNEX F-SWW_TRAWL_horse mackerel

ANNEX G-SWW_NETS_horse mackerel




Presentations WG II:

Presentation chairman

Presentation about_ICES Advice

Acoustic surveys (Northeast Atlantic mackerel)

Update on genetics project (herring 6a and 7bc)

Western horse mackerel focus group update




Hotel CR7 Pestana reservation document

Lisbon restaurant suggestions