Assessment of Nova Scotia (4VWX) snow crab: Fs70-6/2017-033E-PDF
"Snow Crab have been a dominant macro-invertebrate in the Scotian Shelf Ecosystem (SSE) since the decline of the groundfish. The fishery has been in existence since the early 1970s in Nova Scotia. In support of the fishery, Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Maritimes Fisheries and Aquaculture Management requests from DFO Science an annual assessment of resource status. An assessment of the status of 4VWX Snow Crab is based on fishery independent surveys using indicators of abundance, reproductive potential, recruitment, and exploitation rates. Ecosystem and environmental indicators are also incorporated into the assessment. Commercial catch rates and other fishery statistics are reported. Advice for the next year is provided. This Science Advisory Report is from the February 23, 2017, Stock Assessment of Scotian Shelf Snow Crab"--Context, p. .
|Department/Agency||Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Maritimes Region.|
|Title||Assessment of Nova Scotia (4VWX) snow crab|
|Series Title||Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat, science advisory report,|
|Publication Type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other Language Editions||[French]|
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|Note||Issued also in French under title: Évaluation du crabe des neiges de la Nouvelle-Écosse (4VWX). Caption title. "August 2017." Produced by: Centre for Science Advice (CSA), Maritimes Region; published by: Canadian Science Advisory Secretariat.|
|Number of Pages||30 p. :|
|Subject Terms||Crustaceans, Fishing area, Fisheries management|
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