High Tech Northern Cod Acoustic Tracking Project Announced in St. John’s, Newfoundland
Atlantic Canada’s interest in developing high tech ocean industries and its traditional cod industry come together in a project announced in St. John’s this morning to improve tracking of Northern Cod.
The Association of Seafood Producers and the Atlantic Groundfish Council announced an $8.5 million Northern Cod acoustic tracking project. The project is part of a northern cod fisheries improvement program that was launched in 2015 in NAFO divisions 2J,3K and 3L.
The issue on which there is most disagreement about Northern cod is the interaction between the inshore and offshore fish, and whether migratory movements that bring fish inshore are being properly tracked.
“The NCAT Project is an exciting, world class acoustic tracking project that will contribute to our understanding...
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