On June 13th and 14th, the general coordination meeting for demersal crustaceans project 2023 was held at the IFOP’s Talcahuano headquarters . The workshop was organized by the project team, made up of researcher Diana Parra, data manager Cecilia Bravo and the project manager Maximiliano Zilleruelo, supported by demersal discard monitoring researchers Victoria Escobar and Jorge Azócar, as well as Marco Troncoso, coordinator of the south-central zone of the Sampling Management Section.
The meeting convened people in charge of collecting information for demersal crustacean monitoring and demersal discard projects, made up of scientific observers from Coquimbo, Quintero and Talcahuano and the corresponding field coordinators.
The objective of the meeting was to carry out a joint review of all the data collection and sampling procedures in order to standardize them, make improvements and reduce errors. The meeting allowed clarifying specific doubts and detecting needs for reinforcement and training.
The meeting was a meeting point aimed at improving the activities and learning of all those involved, with presentations made by researchers, coordinators and scientific observers.