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COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Bocaccio in Canada


We appreciate the assistance of the various respondents from the commercial, native and recreational fisheries and other agencies. The Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada and the Science Branch Fisheries and Oceans Canada provided funding and support. Mr. Jim Boutillier provided a biomass estimate from the shrimp survey and Mr. Mark Wilkins provided the graphical summary of bocaccio catches from the U.S. triennial survey. The document was much improved through reviews provided by the Pacific Stock Advice Review Committee (Dr. Chris Wood, Mr. Graham Gillespie, and Mr. Mark Saunders), the National Science Review Meeting on Species at Risk Issues, Nova Scotia, March 18-22, 2002, and by Dr. Mart Gross of COSEWIC.

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