Assessment of Newfoundland and Labrador (divisions 2HJ3KLNOP4R) snow crab: Fs70-6/2017-023E-PDF

“Stock status is assessed annually within each Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) Division. Resource status is evaluated based on trends in fishery catch per unit of effort (CPUE), exploitable biomass indices, recruitment prospects, and mortality indices. Data are derived from multi-species bottom trawl surveys in Divs. 2HJ3KLNOP, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) inshore trap surveys in Divs. 3KLPs, fishery data from logbooks, observer catch-effort data, industry-DFO collaborative trap survey data, as well as biological sampling from multiple sources. A Regional Peer Review Process meeting was held February 21-23, 2017, in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) to assess the status of the Snow Crab resource in NL. Participants included DFO scientists and fisheries managers, the fishing industry, the Provincial and Nunatsiavut governments, Aboriginal interests, and academia"--Context, p. [1].

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Title Assessment of Newfoundland and Labrador (divisions 2HJ3KLNOP4R) snow crab
Series Title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, science advisory report,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
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Note Issued also in French under title: Évaluation du crabe des neiges de Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador (divisions 2HJ3KLNOP4R). Caption title. "June 2017." "This report is available from the: Centre for Science Advice (CSA), Newfoundland and Labrador Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada"--p. 28.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 28 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Fs70-6/2017-023E-PDF
Subject Terms Fisheries resources, Crustaceans, Fishing area, Fisheries management