Teija Aho, Geir Dahle, Johan Dannewitz, Ann-Britt Florin, Mikko Heino, Torbjörn Järvi, Torild Johansen, Eydfinn Magnussen, Juha Merilä, Einar Nielsen, Erik Petersson, and Skúli Skúlason
Nordic Council of Ministers
This report summarizes talks, discussions and conclusions from a multi-disciplinary workshop on genetic consequences of fisheries and fisheries management held in Rönne, Bornholm in October 2006. The workshop was intended for fishermen, scientists, decision makers, managers and other stakeholders from the Nordic countries. The main objectives were to improve communication between parties involved in fisheries management present current knowledge regarding genetic consequences of fisheries, and highlight the importance of including genetic/biological data in the management of exploited fish species agree upon recommendations on how genetic considerations could be implemented in management and decision making processes.