Eastern Canadian Offshore Lobster Fishery

Management
Country: 
Canada
Program Start Date: 
1985
Region: 
Americas
Large Marine Ecosystem: 
Newfoundland-Labrador Shelf
Scotian Shelf
Species Information
Common name Fish type Genus Species
Lobster Crustaceans (e.g., Lobster & Shrimp) Homarus americanus
Fishing Mortality Control: 
Total Allowable Catch
Program Attributes
Approach: 
Quota-Based
Program Type: 
Individual Transferable Quota (ITQ)
Species: 
Single-species
Number of species: 
1
Marine or Freshwater: 
Marine
Fishing Rights Holder: 
Individual
Tenure of Shares: 
Unknown
Secure: 
Yes
Transferable: 
Yes
Monitoring Requirements: 
Unknown
Gear Type: 
Unknown
Participation
Initial Allocation Method: 
Unknown