Status of major fish stocks – Status of major fish stocks, Canada The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Status of major fish stocks indicator The indicator reports the status of major fish stocks. Federal biologists use a variety of scientific methods to assess fish stock levels and assign 1 of 3 stock status zones (Healthy, Cautious or Critical) by comparing the size of the stocks to reference points. If there is insufficient information to be able to determine the stock status zone, the status is uncertain. Stock status is an important element of the precautionary approach. Information is provided to Canadians in a number of formats including: static and interactive maps, charts and graphs, HTML and CSV data tables and downloadable reports. See the supplementary documentation for data sources and details on how those data were collected and how the indicator was calculated. Supplemental Information Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators - Home page: https://www.canada.ca/environmental-indicators 2018-08-31 2019-01-04 Environment and Climate Change Canada open-ouvert@tbs-sct.gc.ca Nature and EnvironmentSociety and CultureFisheriesFisheries managementenvironmental indicatorsnaturebiological resourcesstatusmajor fish stocksFisheries and Oceans Canadastock status zonesprecautionary approach Data table – English (CSV; 901 B)CSV https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/eccc/documents/csv/cesindicators/status-major-fish-stocks/2018/status-fish-stocks-en.csv Data table – French (CSV; 1.02 kB)CSV https://www.canada.ca/content/dam/eccc/documents/csv/cesindicators/status-major-fish-stocks/2018/status-fish-stocks-fr.csv Data sources and methods – EnglishHTML https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-indicators/status-major-fish-stocks.html#DSM Data sources and methods – FrenchHTML https://www.canada.ca/fr/environnement-changement-climatique/services/indicateurs-environnementaux/etat-principaux-stocks-poissons.html#DSM Status of major fish stocks – EnglishHTML https://www.canada.ca/en/environment-climate-change/services/environmental-indicators/status-major-fish-stocks.html#summary-details0 Status of major fish stocks – FrenchHTML https://www.canada.ca/fr/environnement-changement-climatique/services/indicateurs-environnementaux/etat-principaux-stocks-poissons.html#summary-details0

Status of major fish stocks – Status of major fish stocks, Canada

The Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators (CESI) program provides data and information to track Canada's performance on key environmental sustainability issues. The Status of major fish stocks indicator The indicator reports the status of major fish stocks. Federal biologists use a variety of scientific methods to assess fish stock levels and assign 1 of 3 stock status zones (Healthy, Cautious or Critical) by comparing the size of the stocks to reference points. If there is insufficient information to be able to determine the stock status zone, the status is uncertain. Stock status is an important element of the precautionary approach. Information is provided to Canadians in a number of formats including: static and interactive maps, charts and graphs, HTML and CSV data tables and downloadable reports. See the supplementary documentation for data sources and details on how those data were collected and how the indicator was calculated.

Supplemental Information

Canadian Environmental Sustainability Indicators - Home page:

https://www.canada.ca/environmental-indicators

Resources

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Data table – English (CSV; 901 B) Dataset CSV English Access
Data table – French (CSV; 1.02 kB) Dataset CSV French Access
Data sources and methods – English Dataset HTML English Access
Data sources and methods – French Dataset HTML French Access
Status of major fish stocks – English Dataset HTML English Access
Status of major fish stocks – French Dataset HTML French Access

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