Canadian Maritimes Fixed Gear <45 (Community Cooperatives)

Management
Country: 
Canada
Program Start Date: 
1996
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Scotian Shelf
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
American plaice Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossoides platessoides
Argentine Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Argentina silus
Atlantic catfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Deepwater & Arctic Anarhichas lupus
Atlantic halibut Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Hippoglossus hippoglossus
Cod Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Gadus morhua
Haddock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Melanogrammus aeglefinus
Pollock Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Pollachius virens
Redfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Deepwater & Arctic Sebastes marinus
Spiny dogfish Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish, Chondrichthyes (e.g., Sharks & Rays), Highly Migratory Species Squalus acanthias
Tusk Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Brosme brosme
White hake Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Urophycis tenuis
Winter flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Pseudopleuronectes americanus
Witch flounder Finfish - Benthic, Demersal, Groundfish Glyptocephalus cynoglossus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Cooperative
Species: 
Multi-species
Number of species: 
13
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Group
Tenure of Shares: 
0-1 yr
Secure: 
Yes
Exclusive: 
Yes
Scaled: 
Yes
Accountable: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Dockside Monitoring, On-board Observers
Gear Type: 
Gillnet, Hook and Line
Participation
Eligibility Requirements: 
Catch History
License Holder