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Forecasting fish distribution and abundance in the Atlantic Ocean: The challenge of balancing exploitation and sustainability (Policy briefing)

  • 1. National Institute of Aquatic Resources at the Technical University of Denmark
  • 2. University of Bergen
  • 3. Danish Meteorological Institute
  • 4. Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research
  • 5. German Marine Research Consortium
  • 6. SAMS Research Services LTD
  • 7. Greenpeace Nordic


This briefing document was produced for the Science-Policy Discussion on ‘Forecasting fish distribution and abundance in the Atlantic Ocean: The Challenge of balancing exploitation and sustainability" organised by three Horizon 2020 projects, Blue-Action, TRIATLAS and MISSION ATLANTIC, with the support of the European Parliament Intergroup on Climate Change, Biodiversity & Sustainable Development on 3 December 2020 as an online event. 

Corresponding Authors: Mark R. Payne ( and Noel Keenlyside (


The Blue-Action, TRITLAS and MISSION ATLANTIC projects have received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation pogramme under grant agreement no. 727852, 817578 and 862428 respectively.



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Blue-Action – Arctic Impact on Weather and Climate 727852
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