AIS Automatic Identification System
AISBL Associations Internationales Sans But Lucratif
ATLANTIS Ecosystem model - Visit
Basecamp Visit
BEMTOOL Bio- Economic Modelling Tools
BENTHIS European project - Visit
BIC Business & Innovation Centres
Canvas Visit
CCMAR Centro de Ciências do Mar
CCRF Code of Conduct for Responsible Fisheries (United Nations, FAO)
CCR-S Conseil Consultatif Régional pour les eaux occidentals australes - Regional Advisory Council for Southern Western Waters
CFP Common Fisheries Policy
CIBM Consorzio per il Centro Interuniversitario di Biologia Marina ed Ecologia Applicata "G. Bacci"
CIHEAM Centre international de hautes études agronomiques méditerranéennes - International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies - Visit
CNR Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy's National Research Council
CREAM European Project: "Coordinating research in support to application of ecosystem approach to fisheries and management advice in the Mediterranean and Black seas" FP7 2011-2014 - Visit
CRISP Centre for Research-based Innovation in Sustainable fish capture and Processing technology - Visit
CSIC Agencia Estatal Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Spain's National Research Council
CSIRO Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation - Visit
CT Coordination Team
DCF Data Collection Framework (EC Regulations Nos. 1543⁄2000, 1639⁄2001 and 1581⁄2004)
DGMRM Directorate General Marine and Rural Affairs; Balearic Islands Autonomous Government
DTS Discards Trading System
EAC External Advisory Committee
EBN European Business & Innovation Centre Network - Visit
EC European Commission
ECOFISHMAN European project - Visit
EMBASEAS Network of Mediterranean fisheries research institutes to be developed after CREAM project
ENMC The European Network of Maritime Clusters - Visit
ETS Emissions Trading System
EU European Union
EwE Ecopath with Ecosim - Visit
FAO UN Food and Agriculture Organisation
FISHSELECT Fish selection model: FISHSELECT methodology - Visit
FoC Flags of Convenience
GADGET Ecosystem model - Visit
GES Good Environmental Status
GFCM General Fisheries Commission for the Mediterranean
GIS Geographical Information System
GSA Geographical Subarea (used by the GFCM for fisheries assessment and management purposes)
HCMR Hellenic Centre of Marine Research, Greece
IBTS International Bottom Trawl Survey
IIFIS Independent Integrated Fisheries Information System
IMO International Maritime Organization
IMR Institute of Marine Research, Norway
IOLR Israel Oceanographic and Limnological Research
IPR Intellectual and Property Rights
IRCS International Radio Call Sign
LED Light Emitting Diode
MAREFRAME European project - Visit
MCS Monitoring, Control & Surveillance
MEDIAS EU Mediterranean Acoustic Survey on small pelagics
MEDITS Mediterranean International Bottom Trawl Survey
MEFISTO Fisheries bio-economic model - Visit
MMSI Maritime Mobile Service Identity
MSFD Marine Strategy Framework Directive
MSY Maximum Sustainable Yield
NGO Non- Government Organization
NISEA Fishery and Aquaculture Economic Research, Italy
NSRAC Regional Advisory Committee for the North Sea
PROBITEC Proyectos Biológicos y Técnicos, s.l., Spain
R&I Research and Innovation
RAC Fisheries Regional Advisory Council - Visit
RAC MED Regional Advisory Council RAC for the Mediterranean
RRI Responsible Research and Innovation
SC Steering Committee
SCANTROL Fishing technology development company, Norway - Visit
SMART Spatial MAnagement of demersal Resources for Trawl fisheries
SNTech SafetyNet technological company, UK
STECF/SGMOS Scientific, Technical and Economic Committee for Fisheries/Sub-Group on Management of Stocks
SWOT Analysis of Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats
TAC Total Allowable Catch
TDR Time Depth Recorder
TEK/LEK Traditional/Local Ecological Knowledge
T&Sat Terrestrial and Space-borne
UI University of Iceland
UPV/EHU University of the Basque Country, Spain
UYork University of York, UK
VDS Vessel Detection System
VHF Very High Frequency
VMS Vessel Monitoring System
WP Working Package
WWF World Wildlife Fund