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Spatial Dynamics of Edible Crabs in the English Channel in Relation to Management - MF1103

Description
Summary Objective:

Provide improved knowledge of the movements of edible crabs (Cancer pagurus) in the English Channel at local and regional scales, to provide the basis for providing better quality advice on management of crab stocks.

Key Customer Purpose:

Develop improved quality of advice to Defra on the status and management of crab stocks through a better understanding of stock structure and dynamics of crabs in the English Channel. These underpin stock assessment and determine the spatial scales at which management measures are likely to be appropriate and effective.
Project Documents
• EVID4 - Final project report : MF1103 sid5   (7432k)
• EVID4 - Final project report : MF1103 sid5a   (182k)
• TPS - Two Page Summary : Two page summary MF1103 What are the movements of edible crabs in the English Channel final   (133k)
• Two Page Summary : MF1103: Two Page Summary What are the movements of edible crabs in the English Channel   (285k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2007

To: 2011

Cost: £472,332
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Shellfish Stocks              
Stock Conservation              
Techniques & methodolgies for waste management              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries