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    Workshop for the Development of a D. mawsoni Population Hypothesis for Area 48
    Berlin, Germany
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    Submissions Due
    Monday, 12 February 2018 - 00:00 Australia/Hobart (Working Group Paper)


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      1     Introduction and opening of the Workshop
      2     Review of Dissostichus mawsoni characteristics in Area 48
      2.1     Spatial distribution
      2.2     Life history and reproduction
      2.3     Behaviour: feeding and diet
      2.4     Population dynamics: movement
      3     Summary of the Area 48 region
      3.1     Biological and ecosystem attributes
      3.2     Hydrography
      3.3     Bathymetry
      3.4     Ice dynamics
      4     Development of an Area 48 regional stock hypothesis/hypotheses, including spatial distribution of key life-history stages of D. mawsoni in Area 48 and their linkages
      5     Approaches to testing and refining hypotheses
      5.1     Review of research and data collection programs in Area 48
      5.2     Coordinating and structuring the research in Area 48
      5.3     Development of sampling designs to collate data and information for testing and reviewing the regional population hypothesis
      6     Identifying options for the development for toothfish spatial management in Area 48, including the Weddell Sea marine protected area (WSMPA), its conservation objectives, research and monitoring
      7     Advice to the Scientific Committee, its working groups and the Commission
      8     Meeting close.