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FRCC Releases "Towards Recovered and Sustainable Groundfish Fisheries in Eastern Canada"

by wade on September 16, 2011

Halifax, N.S. Sept. 15, 2011 – The Fisheries Resource Conservation Council (FRCC) released today to the Honourable Keith Ashfield, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, its report entitled, Towards Recovered and Sustainable Groundfish Fisheries in Eastern Canada. The report provides guidance for promoting the recovery of groundfish stocks (with an emphasis on cod) in Eastern Canada and the rebuilding of sustainable fisheries based on those stocks. Read more.

Journal of Ocean Technology Calls for Research Papers and Essays

by wade on August 30, 2011

The Journal of Ocean Technology magazine production team is inviting the submission of research papers and essays for volume 7 (four issues), which are due for publication in 2012. Read more.

BAE Systems Technology Scouting Mission to St. John's: September 20, 2011

by wade on August 30, 2011

BAE Systems is participating in an exclusive technology-scouting visit to St. John's on Sept. 20, 2011.  
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Norwegian Study on Newfoundland Cod Potting

by wade on August 23, 2011

By Andrew Safer(Previously published in Fishing News International, London, UK, February 2011): Three Norwegian fisheries scientists and one fisherman are recommending that a baited cod pot designed and used in Newfoundland be tried in Norwegian waters. Representing SINTEF, the Norwegian College of Fisheries Science, NOFIMA (the Norwegian Institute of Food, Fisheries and Aquaculture Research), and the Fisherman’s Union, the team visited St. John’s last November. Read more.

Ocean Research Advisory Panel Nominations for Membership now closed

by wade on August 22, 2011

The National Ocean Council’s (NOC) Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP)has oficially closed the period for nominations for membership.  The deadline was September 15, 2011. Read more.