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Lifecycle:1 Oct 2002 →  29 Feb 2012
Organisation profile:

The research program of the area Fisheries, located in Ostend, concerns the fields of fishery biology, aquaculture and restocking, the technical aspects of fishing and the quality of the marine habitat and its natural resources. The mission complies with the demand for scientifically justified advices on these core tasks, as requested by national and international governing bodies and professional sectors. The different research items are carefully examined from an ecosystem viewpoint with as ultimate goal the achievement of a sustainable management plan for the natural resources of the seas.