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Understanding Fish Stocks

Marine Institute Home to OCI Industrial Research Chair for Fish Stock Assessment Dr. Noel Cadigan has been named the first Ocean Choice International Research Chair in Stock Assessment and Sustainable Harvest Advice for Northwest Atlantic Fisheries. The new chair is an investment of $2.5 million from industry, government, academia, donors and the Marine Institute (MI) to advance the way fish stock assessments for the Northwest Atlantic fisheries are conducted. Housed at MI, it is only ...

Auditing Vital Fish Stocks to Ensure They Will Be There

As the auditor general of Canada’s Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, I have the privilege and responsibility of overseeing audits that examine some of Canada’s most fragile and valuable resources. The audits inform Parliamentarians and Canadians about how government departments and Crown corporations manage these resources. Recently, a team of environmental auditors from the office of the auditor general of Canada focused on one of Canada’s oldest and most ...

Fishing for Answers

Fisheries Ecosystems, Stocks and Sustainability Focus for MI Researchers A group of researchers at the Fisheries and Marine Institute (MI) of Memorial University believe the ocean is of fundamental importance to Canada and the world. Drs. Noel Cadigan, Paul Winger and Jonathan Fisher are part of the newly created Ocean Frontier Institute (OFI). They will be the principal researchers on projects related to stock assessment, ecosystem assessment and sustainable fishing gear. “We’re ...