Small-scale Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus fisheries in Canada's Nunavut: management challenges and options.

  title={Small-scale Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus fisheries in Canada's Nunavut: management challenges and options.},
  author={M J Roux and Ross F. Tallman and Charlotte W. Lewis},
  journal={Journal of fish biology},
  volume={79 6},
The Arctic charr Salvelinus alpinus is a diverse and abundant resource in Canada's Nunavut. The anadromous form is primarily targeted by exploitation in small-scale fisheries. The continued importance of subsistence fisheries and growing interest in further developing commercial fisheries underline the need for proper management of S. alpinus in northern Canada. This paper presents the current state of S. alpinus fisheries in Nunavut and related management challenges. An alternate framework for… CONTINUE READING


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