Proceedings of the national peer review of the national risk assessment of recreational boating as a vector for aquatic invasive species: Fs70-4/2017-022E-PDF

December 8-11, 2015 /

"These proceedings summarize the relevant presentations and discussions of the national science advisory meeting held on 8-11 December 2015 at the Marriott Chateau Champlain in Montreal, Quebec. The conclusions and advice resulting from this meeting will be provided in the form of a Science Advisory Report that will be make publicly available on the CSAS website. Meeting participants included experts from various sectors and regions of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, as well as external participants from the University of Toronto, North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Nature Conservancy, the Smithsonian Institute, McGill University, the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, and the National Aquatic Invasive Species Committee. Three working papers were distributed prior to the meeting in addition to a list of several reference documents. The purpose of this meeting was to collect and provide scientific advice on the risk that recreational boating, as a vector for the introduction and spread of aquatic invasive specices (AIS), poses to Canadian fresh and marine waters.”--Summary, p. v.

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Department/Agency Department of Fisheries and Oceans.
Title Proceedings of the national peer review of the national risk assessment of recreational boating as a vector for aquatic invasive species
Subtitle December 8-11, 2015 /
Series Title Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat (CSAS), proceedings series,
Publication Type Series - View Master Record
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Compte rendu de l’examen national par les pairs de l'évaluation nationale des risques associés à la navigation de plaisance comme vecteur de propagation des espèces aquatiques envahissantes, du 8 au 11 décembre 2015, Montréal (Québec). Cover title. "June 2017."
Date 2017.
Number of Pages vi, 25 p.
Catalogue Number
  • Fs70-4/2017-022E-PDF
Subject Terms Marine biology, Pleasure craft