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Proceedings 2012/029

Proceedings of the Regional Advisory Process for Atlantic Cod in Subdivision 3Ps, Newfoundland and Labrador Region; October 25-28th and November 10th, 2011

Chairperson: Dr. M. Robin Anderson


A regional advisory process for the Atlantic Cod in Subdivision 3Ps was held from October 25-28th, 2011 at the St. John’s Convention Centre, St. John’s NL and November 10th, 2011 at the NWAFC, St. John’s, NL. This assessment was held to provide detailed advice to the Minister on the status of the stock and the implications of a possible cod fishery on this stock in 2012/13 and to assist in developing a rebuilding plan for 3Ps cod.

Participants included DFO staff from Science (Newfoundland and Labrador), Ecosystems and Fisheries Management (Newfoundland and Labrador), Ecosystems Management (Newfoundland and Labrador), the province of Newfoundland and Labrador, the fishing industry, Environmental Non-Government Organizations (ENGOs), academia and a science representative from IFREMER (France).

These proceedings contain a summary of presentations and other documentation available during the meeting as well as summaries of the related discussions. Also included in these proceedings are the terms of reference (Appendix 1), meeting agenda (Appendix 2), and list of participants (Appendix 3) for the meeting.

Additional information on the assessment is available in the CSAS Research Document series and the Science Advisory Report produced from this meeting.

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