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Assessment of capelin (4RST)

Quebec Region Science Advisory Process

February 17, 2011
Mont-Joli, Qc

Chairperson: Martin Castonguay


DFO Quebec Science Branch reviews the status of some Gulf of St. Lawrence invertebrates and fish stocks in support of the fisheries management. Fisheries and Aquaculture management has requested a scientific advice on capelin (4RST) in 2011.


Provide a scientific advice on the management of capelin stocks of NAFO Divisions 4RST for 2011 and 2012 fishing seasons. This advice shall include.

Expected publications

CSAS Science Advisory Report on capelin (4RST).
CSAS Proceedings summarizing the discussion.
CSAS Research documents


DFO Science and Fisheries Management
Fishing Industry
Aboriginal Communities / Organizations
Provincial representatives


Participation to CSAS peer review meetings is by invitation only.

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