2016 Maritimes research vessel survey trends on the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy: Fs70-7/2017-004E-PDF

“Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) has conducted Summer Research Vessel (RV) surveys in the Maritimes Region, Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization (NAFO) divisions 4VWX5Yb, using a standardized protocol since 1970. Results of these surveys provide information on trends in abundance for most groundfish species in the Maritimes Region. While these data reflect trends in biomass and abundance and are a critical part of science-based stock assessments, a full assessment, including other sources of data, would be required to evaluate the impacts of management measures on population status. This Science Response Report results from the Science Response Process of December 1, 2016, on the Stock Abundance Trends from the Maritimes Research Vessel Survey of the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy"--Context, p. [1].

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Title 2016 Maritimes research vessel survey trends on the Scotian Shelf and Bay of Fundy
Series Title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, Science response,
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Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
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Note Issued also in French under title: Tendances dans les relevés par navire scientifique sur le plateau néo-écossais et dans la baie de Fundy dans la région des Maritimes en 2016. Caption title. "June 2017." "This report is available from the Center for Science Advice (CSA), Maritimes Region, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Bedford Institute of Oceanography"--p. 68.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 68 p. :
Catalogue Number
  • Fs70-7/2017-004E-PDF
Subject Terms Fishing area, Fisheries resources, Fisheries management