Promote sustainable management of fishery resources

Sustainable use is dependant on the sustainable management of fishery resources. In this context, it is specifically important to take stock of existing knowledge on fishery resources and to establish mechanisms for distributing and sharing information.

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Maintain an inventory of and share information derived from databases on fishery resources

The purpose of this project is to maintain an inventory of all existing databases on marine, freshwater and diadromous stocks, marine and freshwater habitats and activities and other information relating to salt water and freshwater fishery resources. The objective of this initiative is to increase the transparency of the scientific data used to inform decisions about managing fishery resources.

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Pool expertise in fishery resources management

The aim of this project is to support fishery resource managers in the governments of Canada and Quebec in sharing their expertise with each other and with experts from academia and at research centres.

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Establish a network for sharing information on fishery resources management

This project involves establishing a network to facilitate exchanges between stakeholders in the fishery resources sector on issues such as ecocertification, traceability, industry rationalization, product marketing, sustainable fishing and resource conservation tools. This initiative will support the sustainable development of fishery resources while promoting the convergence of multiple objectives and visions.

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