Proceedings of the regional peer review of the assessment of American lobster (Homarus americanus) in Newfoundland: Fs70-4/2017-015E-PDF

May 10-11 and May 16, 2016, St. John’s, NL /

"A Regional Peer Review Process for the Assessment of American Lobster (Homarus americanus) in Newfoundland was held May 10-11 and May 16, 2016 in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL). The purpose of the meeting was to assess the status of the American Lobster resource in four regions: the Northeast Region (Lobster Fishing Areas (LFAs) 3-6), the Avalon Region (LFAs 7-10), the South Coast Region (LFAs 11-12), and the West Coast Region (LFAs 13-14) and provide data to be used in the updated Integrated Fisheries Management Plan (IFMP). Participation included Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science, Ecosystems Management, and Fisheries Management Branches, fishing industry, academia, and the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. Detailed rapporteur’s notes of the discussion that followed each presentation were produced. This Proceedings Report includes abstracts and summaries of meeting presentations, as well as a list of research recommendations. The meeting’s Terms of Reference, agenda, and list of participants are appended”--Summary, p. iv.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Ecosystems and Oceans Science.
Title Proceedings of the regional peer review of the assessment of American lobster (Homarus americanus) in Newfoundland
Subtitle May 10-11 and May 16, 2016, St. John’s, NL /
Series Title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS), proceedings series,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Format Electronic
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Note Cover title. "April 2017." Title at head of French summary: Compte rendu de l'examen régional par les pairs de l'évaluation du homard d'Amérique (Homarus americanus) à Terre-Neuve.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages v, 16 p.
Catalogue Number
  • Fs70-4/2017-015E-PDF
Subject Terms Fisheries resources, Crustaceans, Fishing area, Fisheries management