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Past Symposia and Conferences

NAFO also organizes symposia, conferences, and scientific workshops, and it sponsors invited speakers to Scientific Council meetings and other scientific NAFO events. Most recently, NAFO hosted the Elasmobranch Symposium (2002), a mini-Symposium on Environmental Conditions in NAFO Waters (2003), a Geostatistics Workshop (2003), and a Symposium on the Flemish Cap Ecosystem (2004).

The Role of Marine Mammals in the Ecosystem in the 21st Century (2008)

29 September – 1 October 2008, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, Canada

Session 1: Biological and environmental factors affecting life history traits

Key-note: Mark Hindell, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

Session 2: Foraging strategies and energetic requirements

Key-note: Dan Costa, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Session 3: Theoretical considerations on apex predators and multispecies models

Key-note: Andrew Trites, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Session 4: Marine mammal – fisheries interactions

Key-note: John Harwood, University of St Andrews, St  Andrews, UK

Symposium edition is available in:  

Journal of the Northwest Atlantic Fishery Science

Volume 42 - 2009–2010

The Role of Marine Mammals in the Ecosystem in the 21st Century

 

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