Science Response 2022/009
Update of stock status indicators of Atlantic cod in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence (3Pn, 4RS) in 2021
The most recent assessment of the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence (3Pn, 4RS) Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) stock was conducted in February 2019 (DFO 2019). The next full assessment of this stock is scheduled for February 2023. In the interim years, an update of the main indicators of this resource is conducted to determine if major changes in stock status have occurred (DFO 2019).
This Science Response Report results from the Regional Science Response Process of January 26, 2022 on the update of stock status indicators for cod (3Pn4RS) in the northern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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