Canadian environmental sustainability indicators: En4-144/34-2016E-PDF

sustainable fish harvest.

"A biological fish stock is a group of fish of a single species that live in the same geographic area and mix enough to breed with each other when mature. A management stock may refer to a biological stock, or a multispecies complex that is managed as a single unit. The Sustainable Fish Harvest indicator compares harvest rates with established harvest limits. These limits are based on scientific information, providing a direct measure of whether we are managing the use of these resources within ecosystem limits. The Sustainable Fish Harvest indicator measures compliance with harvest limits as a measure of pressures on wild fish stocks"--Description, p. 8.

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Department/Agency Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Title Canadian environmental sustainability indicators
Subtitle sustainable fish harvest.
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Indicateurs canadiens de durabilité de l'environnement : pratiques de pêches durables. "March 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 15 p. :
ISBN 978-0-660-06026-2
Catalogue Number
  • En4-144/34-2016E-PDF
Subject Terms Fisheries, Fish, Environmental indicators