A review of the status of the 4VWX halibut stocks / by P. Perley and J. D. Neilson. : Fs70-8/85-43E-PDF

"Recent landings and the market value of Atlantic halibut have increased considerably, prompting this first assessment of halibut separate from, the rest of the 4VWX flatfish. Due to an absence of commercial fishery samples, it is not yet feasible to undertake a detailed stock assessment. Indices of abundance from the commercial fishery indicate a declining trend in catch per-unit effort since 1981. Given that the effort expended has increased recently and with the increased hooking efficiency of the new circle hookgear, the decline in the commercial CPUE is worrisome. Indices of abundance from annual research vessel surveys conducted in summer indicate an increasing population, however"--Abstract.

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Ministère/Organisme Canada. Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Biological Station (St. Andrews, N.B.)
Canadian Atlantic Fisheries Scientific Advisory Committee.
Titre A review of the status of the 4VWX halibut stocks / by P. Perley and J. D. Neilson.
Titre de la série CAFSAC research document ; 85/43
Type de publication Série - Voir l'enregistrement principal
Langue [Anglais]
Format Électronique
Document électronique
Note(s) "Not to be cited without permission of the authors."
Includes bibliographical references (pages 7-8).
Includes abstract in French.
Information sur la publication St. Andrews, New Brunswick : Marine Fish Division, Fisheries Research Branch, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Biological Station, [1985]
Auteur / Contributeur Perley, Peter‏, author.
Description 1 online resource (23 pages) : maps, charts.
Numéro de catalogue
  • Fs70-8/85-43E-PDF
Descripteurs Fisheries
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