A few selected Tweets from the various theme sessions covering some of the main scientific themes.
First, from David Secor's plenary lecture
And on bringing benthic communities - that is, the groups of organisms that live on the seafloor - into ecosystem-based management.
Theme session L meanwhile heard many talks on cooperation between science and industry.
And a couple of interesting trends explored on fish populations and survival...
Meanwhile, with human behaviour 'predictably irrational', the focus of one paper was on findings of the economics of the behaviour of those who catch the fish - and the effects on fish catch. An interesting angle which explored the notion that rule obedience isn't always conducive to the best behaviour.
And on bycatch mitigation...
A delicate trade-off associated with vacinating wild and farmed salmon, the latter a key issue for one of ICES action areas: aquaculture
Finally, in the evening at the reception, the full spectrum of people associated with ICES was on display...
And even more finally from the marine science comunicators' get-together, a message on delivering content: humour can make an impact.