2014 Maritimes research vessel survey trends on the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy: Fs70-7/2015-013E-PDF

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has conducted summer research vessel (RV) surveys in the Maritimes Region, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) divisions 4VWX and a small portion of 5Y, using a standardized protocol since 1970. Results of these surveys provide information on trends in abundance for most groundfish species in the Maritimes Region. While these data reflect trends in biomass and abundance and are a critical part of science-based stock assessments, a full assessment, including other sources of data, would be required to evaluate the impacts of management measures on population status.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Title 2014 Maritimes research vessel survey trends on the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy
Series Title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat - science response,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Tendances dans les relevés par navire scientifique sur le plateau néo-écossais et dans la baie de Fundy dans la région des Maritimes en 2014. "April 2015."
Date 2015.
Number of Pages 66 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Fs70-7/2015-013E-PDF
Subject Terms Fisheries resources, Salt water fish, Fishing area, Fisheries management