Delineation of significant areas of coldwater corals and sponge-dominated communities in Canada's Atlantic and eastern Arctic marine waters and their overlap with fishing activity .: Fs70-6/2017-007E-PDF

"In 2009, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) published the Policy on Managing the Impacts of Fishing on Sensitive Benthic Areas (the Policy) to provide a more systematic, transparent, and consistent approach to mitigate fishery impacts on benthic habitats, species, and communities. In order to further advance the implementation of the Policy and the associated Ecological Risk Assessment Framework (ERAF) for coldwater corals and sponge dominated communities, Ecosystems and Fisheries Management sought science advice to refine the delineation of significant areas of corals and sponges and information on the fishing activity in relation to those significant areas. This Science Advisory Report is based on the March 8-10 2016 national peer review meeting on “Delineation of Significant Areas of Coldwater Corals and Sponge-Dominated Communities in Canada's Atlantic and Eastern Arctic Marine Waters and their Overlap with Fishing Activity”. Additional publications from this meeting will be posted on the Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science Advisory Schedule as they become available"--Context, p. [1].

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Department/Agency Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Canada.Ecosystems and Oceans Science.
Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat.
Title Delineation of significant areas of coldwater corals and sponge-dominated communities in Canada's Atlantic and eastern Arctic marine waters and their overlap with fishing activity .
Variant title Significant areas of coldwater corals and sponges and their overlap with fishing activities
Series title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, science advisory report, 1919-5087 ; 2017/007, National Capital Region
Publication type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other language editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note(s) Issued also in French under title: Délimitation des zones importantes de communautés dominées par les coraux et les éponges d'eau froide dans les eaux marines du Canada atlantique et de l'est de l'Arctique et chevauchement avec les activités de pêche.
Caption title.
"April 2017."
"This report is available from the: Center for Science Advice (CSA), National Capital Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada"--p. 45.
Includes bibliographical references.
Publishing information [Ottawa] : Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, 2017.
Description 45 p. : col. charts, col. ill., col. maps
Catalogue number
  • Fs70-6/2017-007E-PDF
Subject terms Fisheries, Environmental impact, Aquatic ecosystems, Fisheries management

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