Snow crab research trawl survey database (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, Gulf region, Canada) from 1988 to 2010
Entry ID: OBIS.DFO_Gulf_SnowCrabSurveys

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Summary
Abstract: The Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab bottom trawl survey has taken place yearly since 1988 with the exception of 1996 when partnerships with industry ceased and no funding was available. The survey is conducted after the local fisheries are closed from early to mid-July and ends in early to mid-September. For the survey, we used a Nephrops bottom trawl towed over the bottom during 5 minutes ... View entire text

Purpose: Trawl survey data used primarily for assessing the status of snow crab stocks in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 49.0   S: 45.5   E: -60.3   W: -67.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Wade, Elmer J.
Dataset Title: Snow crab research trawl survey database (Southern Gulf of St. Lawrence, Gulf region, Canada) from 1988 to 2010
Dataset Series Name: OBIS Canada Digital Collections
Dataset Release Date: 2011
Dataset Release Place: Bedford Institute of Oceanography, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada
Dataset Publisher: OBIS Canada
Version: 1
Data Presentation Form: Digital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1988-06-01
Stop Date: 2010-09-15
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Platform
SHIPS Ancillary Description
Instrument
TRAWL Ancillary Description
Access Constraints none
Use Constraints NOTE - This is not the only data used in completing the stock assessment

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Data Center
Fisheries and Oceans, Canada Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/

Data Center Personnel
Name: MARY KENNEDY
Email: mary.kennedy at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
Distribution
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Format: OBIS Schema
Fees: None
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Email: mary.kennedy at dfo-mpo.gc.ca
Contact Address:
Bedford Institute of Oceanography, P.O. Box 1006
City: Dartmouth
Province or State: Nova Scotia
Postal Code: B2Y 4A2
Country: Canada
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Publications/References
Hébert, M., E. Wade, M. Biron, P. DeGrâce, J.-F. Landry and/et M. Moriyasu. 2010. The 2009 assessment of snow crab, Chionoecetes opilio, stock in the southern Gulf of St. Lawrence (Areas 12, 19, 12E and 12F). DFO Can. Sci. Advis. Sec. Res. Doc. 2010/091. vi + 85 p.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2011-04-28
Last DIF Revision Date: 2011-10-27
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