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The 2008 Northeast Regional Tagging Symposium,

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On behalf of the Organizing Committee, I am pleased to announce that registration is now OPEN for The 2008 Northeast Regional Tagging Symposium, to be held at the University of New Hampshire on Friday October 17, 2008. The Symposium is will provide a public forum to discuss the incorporation of fish tagging data into fishery stock assessments and management. Northeast regional tagging programs of several species will be highlighted, including Atlantic cod, haddock, yellowtail flounder, striped bass, and tuna; and one keynote speaker will provide perspectives from the West Coast.

Symposium Website:

- Registration is now OPEN.

- Poster contributions are encouraged! Abstracts are due to Ken LaValley of New Hampshire Sea Grant by October 3 ([email protected]).

- Commercial fishing industry members may request a waiver of the registration fee. Please contact Ken LaValley.

Keynote Speakers:

- Dr. David Welch, President, Kintama Research Corp., Nanaimo , British Columbia .

Dr. Welch will discuss the ?Pacific Ocean Shelf Tracking Array? and the observation and management of Pacific salmon and sturgeon (

- Dr. Molly Lutcavage, Director, Large Pelagics Research Lab, University of New Hampshire .

Dr. Lutcavage will discuss the latest in bluefin tuna tagging research and connecting data to management (

Your attendance is encouraged. Please forward this announcement to others who may have an interest in attending. Apologies in advance for any cross-postings.


Rachel Feeney

Rachel Gallant Feeney

Northeast Consortium Fisheries Specialist

Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space

University of New Hampshire, Morse Hall, Rm. 142

Durham, NH 03824 USA 603-862-2276
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