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Management of edible crab stocks - MF0203

Description
Non R&D Summary Objectives:- Assess, monitor and predict the size and status of edible crab stocks in order to recommend appropriate management measures. Key customer purpose:- Rational management of edible crab stocks based on scientific information and advice.
Objective
To advise the Ministry on the management and protection of edible crab stocks.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 1990

To: 1997

Cost: £1,674,071
Contractor / Funded Organisations
CEFAS
Keywords
Fisheries              
Shellfish Stocks              
Stock Conservation              
Fields of Study
Marine Fisheries