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Marina Santurtún Head of Research Area AZTI - Sustainable Fisheries ManagementIntegrated Assessment of Living Resources, Ecosystem Approach to Management, Observation and Data, Sustainable Fishing Technologies. Website: Publications Website: Publications Tel: +34 667 174 384 Direction:Txatxarramendi ugartea z/g Sukarrieta Bizkaia 48395 Spain Latitude: 43.394855Longitude: -2.696523

Back ground: Ocean Sciences
Generalist competences: Fisheries: Assessment and Management.
Specialist competences: Fleet & Fisheries dynamics; Discards, Common Fisheries Management, Governance.
From 1999 to 2012, she coordinated the assessment of Northern Megrim in ICES WGBIE (previously WGHMM). Actually she is the Chair of the WG of ICES on Cephalopods Biology and Life History. She has participated in EU Projects (VI & VII FP) as WP coordinator since 1999, leading the international research project AFRAME (2007-2009): A framework for fish and fisheries Management (VI FP). She has participated in several EU Tenders (IP/B/PECH/IC/2013_088), INTERREG and on going H2020 Projects. In the International context, she participates in Consultancy Projects in Saudi Arabia in relation to a Fisheries Program establishment in the Gulf and trap fisheries in the Red Sea. Since 2009 participates regularly to the Regional Advisory Committees from the EU, specially AC SWW and AC NWW.