Proceedings of the National Meeting on Applying the Precautionary Approach in Fisheries Management

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Abstract A joint Fisheries Management and Science workshop was convened in Ottawa on February 10-12, 2004 to further progress on implementing the Precautionary Approach. Fisheries managers met to construct a conceptual management framework and…

Considerations for Defining Reference Points for Semelparous Species, with Emphasis on Anadromous Salmonid Species Including Iteroparous Salmonids

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Abstract The document was prepared in support of an advisory process meeting to produce a technical guidance document to assist science practitioners responsible for developing the science elements of the Precautionary Approach (PA) framework.…

Biological Reference Points for the Conservation and Management of Steelhead, Oncorhynchus mykiss

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Abstract We derive two simple biological reference points from a Beverton-Holt stock-recruitment relationship. We then compare the performance of several biological reference points as thresholds in single threshold and dual threshold harvest…