Working group on vulnerable marine ecosystems and essential fish habitats( WGVME-EFH), including ad hoc session on Isidella elongata will be held at FAO HQ, Rome (hybrid mode).  The ad hoc session on Isidella elongata will take place on Tuesday 7 March while the working group meets from Wednesday 8 March to Friday 10 March 2023.

Participation and Registration

 The meeting is open to scientists and fishery experts on Mediterranean and Black Sea spatial ecology, including deep-sea benthic ecosystems and VMEs, species distribution and essential fish habitats, representatives of the fishing industry, representatives from NGO/IGOs and other relevant regional stakeholders, all in their expert capacity.

Interested experts are invited to register online through the GFCM website provided below by Friday 17 February 2023, ensuring to indicate the modality of attendance: