Newfoundland and Labrador’s northern cod fishery: XC51-1/1-421-10E-PDF

charting a new sustainable future /

"More than two decades after the 1992 commercial offshore fishery moratorium, the decimated northern cod stock is showing signs of a slow rebuilding. In order to better understand the current population state and trends of the stock and to ensure asustainable future fishery, on 25 February 2016, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans (“the Committee”) adopted a motion to undertake a study of Newfoundland and Labrador’s “northern cod stock and its relevance toassociated species. This study would evaluate the replenishment of the stock and what other species are affected by it in the region. The study would also look at sustainable harvesting technologies for the future of the cod fishery"--Introduction, p. 1.

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Department/Agency House of Commons. Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans.
Title Newfoundland and Labrador’s northern cod fishery
Subtitle charting a new sustainable future /
Series Title Report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans ;
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Original published on: 2017/03/20; published on: 2017/03/22. Issued also in French under title: La pêche à la morue du nord à Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador : mettre le cap sur un nouvel avenir durable. "March 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages viii, 31 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • XC51-1/1-421-10E-PDF
Subject Terms Fisheries management, Legislation