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Fisheries and Oceans Canada is giving the public access to the protocols for collecting the biological data that apply to the commercial catches of marine species in the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence. For each species, the sampling protocols are illustrated in the form of shortened data sheets on which the species code, the type of form, the main procedure guidelines, the sampling stratification criteria as well as the biological material collection techniques for detailed laboratory examination are presented.
Sampling protocols (format PDF, 3.9 MB)
For printing purposes, the links providing a quick access to the sampling forms without having to consult the complete document are also available below.
|FISH||Port sampling||At-sea sampling|
|Accuracy of 1.0 cm, 1.0 mm and 0.1 mm||PDF, 70 KB||PDF, 71 KB|
|Accuracy of 0.5 cm||PDF, 69 KB||PDF, 72 KB|
|INVERTEBRATES||Port sampling||At-sea sampling|
|American lobster||PDF, 64 KB||PDF, 79 KB|
|Common razor clam||PDF, 67 KB||PDF, 64 KB|
|Green sea urchin||PDF, 67 KB||PDF, 66 KB|
|Hyas crab||PDF, 133 KB||PDF, 158 KB|
|Northern shrimp||PDF, 132 KB||PDF, 67 KB|
|Rock crab||PDF, 74 KB||PDF, 74 KB|
|Scallop sp.||PDF, 63 KB||PDF, 102 KB|
|Sea Cucumber||PDF, 152 KB||PDF, 154 KB|
|Snow crab||PDF, 133 KB||PDF, 152 KB|
|Soft shell clam||PDF, 165 KB||PDF, 166 KB|
|Surf clam sp.||PDF, 63 KB||PDF, 65 KB|
|Waved whelk||PDF, 81 KB||PDF, 112 KB|