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Assessment for Atlantic Nova Scotia Snow Crab

Maritimes Science Advisory Process

1-2 March 2011
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Chairperson: Tara McIntyre


The snow crab fishery on the Atlantic Scotian Shelf occurs annually throughout the year, dependent upon the Crab Fishing Area (CFA). In support of the fishery, DFO Maritimes Fisheries & Aquaculture Management Branch requests Science Branch for an assessment of resource status and the consequences of various harvest levels for the coming fishing season. The current meeting is a scientific review of the assessment and projections undertaken in support of the 2011 fishery.


Expected Publications

CSAS Science Advisory Report for Atlantic Nova Scotia CFAs
CSAS Proceedings 
CSAS Research Document


DFO Maritimes Science 
DFO Maritimes Fisheries and Aquaculture Management
Provincial Government representatives
Invited reviewers


Participation to CSAS peer review meetings is by invitation only.

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